What Are the Principles of Art? - Definition & Examples


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In art, the sense of stability achieved through the weight of an object is _______.

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1. _______ is the ratio of one art element to another.

2. In art, pattern and repetition are used to create _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will go over some of the key principles of art. The questions will test you on things such as important terminology from the lesson describing the principles of artwork.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet evaluate you on these topics:

  • The ratio of one art element to another
  • Pattern and repetition
  • Unity of artistic elements
  • Types of balance
  • The visual flow of artwork

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you understand the various principles of art and how these principles come together to add significance to a piece of art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify specific principles of art based on descriptions and examples given in the questions
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast different art principles

Additional Learning

For further understanding of these art principles, check out What Are the Principles of Art? - Definition & Examples. This lesson discusses these topics in detail:

  • Art principles
  • The effects each element has
  • When to use the principles of art