Carving, Woodcuts & Woodblock Printing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a relief carving?

Question 2 2. Of the following elements, which is NOT a tool used in relief carving?

Question 3 3. Which of the following descriptions is the definition of a gouge?

Question 4 4. In Korea, woodblocks were used to print large volumes of texts. In one massive undertaking beginning around the 11th century, artists carved more than 6000 woodblocks to print the entire _____, the set of laws and scriptures that governed Buddhist monastic life.

Question 5 5. What is another name for the Indian design of curving floral forms called boteh?

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Question 6 6. In Germany, beginning around 1400, artists carved woodblocks to make prints for what purpose?

Question 7 7. What were the primary themes of ukiyo-e?

Question 8 8. Woodblock printing as an art form is MOST associated with which period of Japanese history?

Question 9 9. What technological change in 1765 allowed for the rise in artistic woodcut prints in Japan?

Question 10 10. In terms of the history of the woodcut, when were they first used and for what purpose?

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Question 11 11. With respect to woodcuts, what is a gouge?

Question 12 12. Of the following steps, which is NOT one of the processes involved in making a woodcut?

Question 13 13. Which statement about Japanese woodblock printing is NOT true?

Question 14 14. Which Japanese artist helped to establish the art of nishiki-e?

Question 15 15. What are kento and how are they used in the printing process of Japanese woodblock prints?

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Question 16 16. Which printmaking terms describes 'using a raised image to create a print'?

Question 17 17. What characteristics mark a German Expressionist woodcut?

Question 18 18. Who was involved in the woodcut process?

Question 19 19. When printed images became popular in China, which were some of the subjects that appeared on them?

Question 20 20. With respect to processes used in Chinese woodblock printing, what does the term registration mean?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about Chinese woodblock printing is NOT true?

Question 22 22. What makes linenfold unique from other forms of bas-relief?

Question 23 23. The term ''bas-relief'' is synonymous with which other term?

Question 24 24. Relief is sculpture that: _____

Question 25 25. You are getting ready to make a relief carving. Of the following steps, which one do you have to do first?

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Question 26 26. When creating a woodblock print, an artist uses knives and chisels. What part of the wood surface do they cut away?

Question 27 27. What were ehon?

Question 28 28. Why did the woodcut fall from favor in Europe in the 16th century?

Question 29 29. Which Japanese woodblock artist created an image of a wave that became famous in Europe?

Question 30 30. What were ukiyo-e prints originally used for?

Carving, Woodcuts & Woodblock Printing Chapter Exam Instructions

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