BASIC ART VOCABULARY QUIZ II Name: ___ / 15 Pts Art: Any Creative endeavor by people. Still Life: is a drawing, painting, or photograph of inanimate objects, such as flowers, bottles, or fruit. Gesture Drawing: Expressive drawings that are drawn loosely. Contour Drawing: Precise line drawings that focus on the outlines of objects. Perspective: a three dimensional appearance on a flat piece of paper. Horizon Line: A horizontal line in the distance that separates the sky from the ground. Blend: To mix colors, values, and paints so that the two are indistinguishable from each other. Realistic: Life-Like, Natural, looks like the real thing. Art Principles: These principles make art work interesting: Contrast, Movement, Balance, Emphasis, Pattern, Unity, and Rhythm. Abstract: Opposite of realistic. Abstract art is often weird and unique looking. Original: One of a kind, unique, not copied. Landscape: An outdoor picture of Nature like Trees, The sky, and Mountains. Composition: The arrangement of the elements of art in a picture. Border: The edge of the design. Details: Small parts of the design that make it interesting.