PART 4 Definitions

Exam Review PART 4
Name: _________________________________________
1. Acrylic: _____________________________________________________________________________________
2. Artwork: ____________________________________________________________________________________
3. Assemblage: _________________________________________________________________________________
4. Asymmetrical: _______________________________________________________________________________
5. Balance: ____________________________________________________________________________________
6. Charcoal: ___________________________________________________________________________________
7. Collage: _____________________________________________________________________________________
8. Contrast: ____________________________________________________________________________________
9. Emphasis: ___________________________________________________________________________________
10. Environment: ________________________________________________________________________________
11. Expressive Qualities: __________________________________________________________________________
12. Genre: _____________________________________________________________________________________
13. Gesture: ____________________________________________________________________________________
14. Mixed Media: ________________________________________________________________________________
15. Mood: ______________________________________________________________________________________
16. Movement: _________________________________________________________________________________
17. Non-Objective:_______________________________________________________________________________
18. Originality: __________________________________________________________________________________
19. Overlapping: _________________________________________________________________________________
20. Pattern: ____________________________________________________________________________________
21. Perception: __________________________________________________________________________________
22. Perspective: _________________________________________________________________________________
23. Principles of Design: ___________________________________________________________________________
24. Prints: ______________________________________________________________________________________
25. Process: ____________________________________________________________________________________
26. Proportion: _________________________________________________________________________________
27. Rhythm: ____________________________________________________________________________________
28. Schema: ____________________________________________________________________________________
29. Shape: ______________________________________________________________________________________
30. Space: ______________________________________________________________________________________
31. Stylize: _____________________________________________________________________________________
32. Symmetrical: ________________________________________________________________________________
33. Tempera: ___________________________________________________________________________________
34. Texture: ____________________________________________________________________________________
35. Unity: ______________________________________________________________________________________
36. Universal Theme: _____________________________________________________________________________
37. Variety: _____________________________________________________________________________________
38. Watercolor: _________________________________________________________________________________
39. Render: ____________________________________________________________________________________
PART 4 Definitions:
A category of art marked by distinct style, form, or content.
A composition created by gluing together pieces of paper, photographs, cloth, and other 2-dimensional media.
A decorative design, usually of a repeated figure or motif.
A drawing material made from charred wood.
A principle of art closely related that refers to a way of combining elements of art to stress the differences
between or among them.
A principle of design that displays harmony or wholeness in a composition.
A principle of design that refers to a way of combining the elements of art to create one or more focal points in
an artwork.
A principle of design that refers to combining art elements to produce a feeling of action or to cause the
viewer’s eye to move across the page.
A principle of design that refers to the way art elements are arranged to create a feeling of stability in the work.
A principle of design that refers to way of combining an assortment of art elements.
A quick sketch or drawing of a figure in action.
A representation of a particular subject; a symbol for the thing itself – what you store in your brain’s filing
A transparent paint medium.
A type of visual balance where both sides are not identical but still create a feeling a visual stability.
A visual composition where a reflection can be observed; a mirror image; when folded in half a reflection can be
An element of art referring to surface qualities; the look or feel of objects.
An opaque paint media that requires no water to be applied.
An opaque paint media that requires water to be applied.
Artwork that is not concerned with being representational.
Artworks constructed from parts of 3-dimensional found objects.
Artworks from a variety of cultures that share commonality based on human experiences and the relationships
of individuals to each other and within social groups.
Artworks that are multiples of an image or images; 1 or images that are reproduced.
Artworks that incorporate a variety of materials.
Freshness of idea, design, or style; the result of independent thought or imagination.
Information obtained through the senses; observation; quick acute, acute, and intuitive cognition.
The appearance of visual motion; implied motion.
The element of art that can be described as the area in, around, above, below, or within objects.
The element of art that has 2 dimensions: length and width.
The feeling or emotion displayed.
The feelings, moods, and ideas communicated to the viewer through an artwork.
The organizing concepts for perceiving and understanding the elements of art such as balance, contrast,
emphasis, proportion, rhythm, variety, and, unity.
The product of creative effort.
The size relationship between subject matter.
The space or context in which a person lives, works, and plays and in which the visual world is experienced.
The specific method of applying a particular media or skill.
The viewer’s point of view in an artwork.
To change or simplify the subject matter in an artwork.
To layer or cover part of an object or image.
To renovate or change.