The principles of design are a kind of ________ that artists apply to the elements of art.
A flat work of art has two dimensions: ________ and width.
The dark printed words on the page of a book are easily read because they are printed on a light ground. This is an example of the principle of ________.
One definition of this element is “a mark that connects two points.”
The line that defines the edge of a shape is called the ________.
The lines that create the image of the Nazca Spider “drawing” define the ________ of a ________.
The artist Dosio, in his drawing of the Church of Saint Spirito, created an impression of three dimensions by using line to show the division between ________.
In his drawing of the Church of Saint Spirito, Dosio used line to accentuate the patterned surface of the ceiling and differentiate it from the ________.
In the illustration from the manga Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, the artists used diagonal lines to create a strong sense of ________.
Pick the three words that would best describe a regular line.
Controlled, Cool-headed, Geometric
Mel Bochner used ________ line in the work Vertigo because it is controlled and measured.
In a 1941 drawing the British artist Barbara Hepworth used line to plan a ________.
Three words that can describe irregular line are:
Loose, Wild, Chaotic
The French artist André Masson wished to explore the psychological source of creativity through his “automatic” ink drawings of ________ lines.
The scribbled appearance of Jean Dubuffet’s Suite avec 7 Personnages characterizes it as a drawing that exhibits ________.
A line that is a continuous mark is ________.
an Actual Line
A line that gives viewers the impression that they are seeing a line where there is not a continuous mark is ________.
Some Jewish texts create images using this kind of line made up of small letters.
The Dutch design team Sauerkids used ________ lines of dots and dashes in its work to create exciting visual rhythms.
By orienting lines so that they attract attention to a specific area of a work of art the artist is using ________.
In James Allen’s etching The Connectors, an image of workers erecting the Empire State Building, the artist created a feeling of great height by using ________ line to lead the viewer’s eye diagonally downward.
In Francisco Goya’s The Third of May, 1808, the artist used a variety of actual and implied lines to attract attention to specific points within the composition. Lines that draw the viewer’s attention in this way are known as ________ lines.
If vertical lines communicate strength, horizontals calm, and diagonals action, then a vacation resort might want to choose a logo consisting of ________ lines in order to show peaceful repose.
The combination of jarring vertical and diagonal lines in Vincent van Gogh’s The Bedroom creates an atmosphere of ________.
Contour line defines the outer edge or profile of an object, and can be used to suggest a volume in space.
Henri Matisse drew Woman Seated in an Armchair using ________ line so that he could represent her figure with great economy while being descriptive.
In Pablo Picasso’s Blonde Woman in Profile, the artist uses a ________ line that follows the contours of the model’s profile.
A shape made of perfectly straight lines would probably be classified as ________ shape.
This type of shape is composed of unpredictable, irregular lines.
Miriam Schapiro’s collage Baby Blocks combines two different kinds of shape. ________ is the term used to describe a shape that suggests the natural world, while the term geometric suggests mathematical regularity.
The sphere that designer Saul Bass created for the AT&T logo is not defined by a continuous boundary. This type of shape, which can be suggested by dots or lines that do not connect, is termed ________ shape.
A shape on a flat picture surface that is defined by surrounding empty space is known as ________ shape.
An empty space defined by its surround is known as ________ shape.
In his Obey campaign poster Shepard Fairey used a striking contrast between positive and ________ shapes to attract the attention of the public.
In her painting Music—Pink and Blue II, Georgia O’Keeffe emphasized the blue ________ space order to attract the viewer’s attention into a deep interior.
In a two-dimensional work, when the figure becomes the background and the background becomes the figure, we perceive ________.
a figure-ground reversal
The positive and negative shapes in M. C. Escher’s print Sky and Water I balance each other and are an example of ________.