2-Dimensional: Definition, Shapes & Art


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What is a shape?

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1. What is a geometric shape?

2. What is a free form or organic shape?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

At any point during your studies, you can test your understanding of 2-dimensional art with the accompanying quiz and worksheet. The questions will go over key points of information, such as the characteristics and different types of shapes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Definition of the word shape
  • The meaning of geometric shape
  • Definition of free form shape
  • Negative shapes
  • The most visually active shapes

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the different types of shapes and each type's defining characteristics
  • Making connections - make connections between the qualities of each type of shape and their effects on 2-dimensional art
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you understand the terminology of different types of shapes from the lesson, such as geometric shape and free form shape

Additional Learning

To learn more about the different types of shapes and their relationship to art, review the corresponding lesson called 2-Dimensional: Definition, Shapes & Art. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • 2-dimensional art
  • Shapes
  • Geometric shapes
  • Free form shapes
  • Positive and negative shapes
  • Use of shapes in art