Elements and Principles of Art & Design


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_____ is a component of light, and in art,_____ are used to control and mix it.

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1. In Francisco Goya's The Colossus, he uses _____ to draw the viewer's eye to the large figure, placing highly different tones and colors beside one another.

2. A _____ is a recording of the movement of a point, and artists create a _____ with a variety tools, including pens, pencils and paint.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Whether or not someone likes a piece of art is subjective. However, there is a way to examine art objectively by using certain elements and principles. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of those elements and principles of art and design. The quiz questions will test you on key terms from the lesson, including what is used in Francisco Goya's 'The Colossus' to draw the viewer's eye to the large figure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test you on the following:

  • An element that is a component of light
  • Symmetrical balance in successful design
  • The term for how artists assemble art elements

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the elements and principles of art and design
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the elements of art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the method of symmetrical balance

Additional Learning

To discover more about art and design, view the lesson called Elements and Principles of Art & Design. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explore the connection between shape and space in art
  • Define negative space
  • Learn about scale and proportion in design
  • Examine famous pieces of art and how the elements and principles are applied to each