Type
Crossword
Description

I am the arrangement of elements in a painting Composition
I am the person who creates art work Artist
I am the person who creates designs Designer
I am the first letter in PEE Point
I am the second letter in PEE Evidence
I am the third letter in PEE Effect
I am the visual element responsible for adding depth Tone
I am the visual element which has a motif Pattern
I am the visual element which can be geometric or organic Shape
I am the visual element which can show emotion Colour
I am the type of art work which has inanimate objects Stilllife
I am the type of artwork which has people in it Portraiture
I am the word used to discuss the size of something Scale
I am a material which is applied by a brush Paint
I can describe realistic tone Gradual
I am the word given in art and design to discuss the work of others Critical

Elements and Principles of Art Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An idea about a subject made into artwork for an audience. ART
The basic building blocks/tools to make art. ELEMENTS
The path of a moving point. LINE
This class! VISUAL LITERACY
Artist that made art using lines to speak out against AIDS and drugs in the 1980s. KEITH HARING
Two dimensional enclosed area SHAPE
A wavelength of light. COLOR
Greens, Blues, Purples are considered these kind of colors. COOL COLORS
Yellow, Red, Orange are considered these kinds of colors. WARM COLORS
Colors that are directly across from one another on the color wheel. Complementary colors
Three dimensional geometric figure. Form
What we do with the elements of design. principles of art
Relation of the parts within an artwork, size and scale. Proportion
Using different instances of an art element to create a desired effect. variety
Equalizing the visual weight. BALANCE
Repeating an object or art element. Rhythm
Distances around, between and within an artwork. space
the way your eyes travel over an artwork, repeated elements. movement
Arrangement of elements of art and design. composition
What an artwork is made of. Media
What an artwork is of, actual subject. Subject matter
Overall sense artwork achieves if elements and principles are working together. unity
Art in most basic sense is a form of what? Communication
What provoked the artist into the act of creating art. SUBJECT
Process of forming thoughts about the subject into an artwork. ideation
Your current teacher for Vis Lit's name! Mrs. osborne
Famous artist that used many shapes to make up people's faces. PABLO PICASSO

Elements of Art & Principles of Design Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What the eye sees when light is reflected off an object Color
Another word for color Hue
The lightness and darkness of a color Value
The brightness and dullness of a color intensity
How an artworks looks like it would feel VisualTexture
How the surface of an artwork actually feels TactileTexture
He area in or around an object; positive or negative Space
The part of the artwork that appears closest to the viewer Foreground
The part of the artwork that appears furthest away from the viewer Background
The path of a moving dot; a dot that goes on a walk Line
Space inside an enclosed line; Two-dimensional Shape
Three-dimensional artwork Form
When one part of an artwork is dominant and stands out more than the rest Emphasis
Two opposites next to each other that cause each other to stand out Contrast
The "ingredients" that make up a piece of art Elements
These are created depending on how the elements are arranged by the artist Principles
Equalizing visual components of an artwork; symmetrical or asymmetrical Balance
The size relationships of one object to another in an artwork. Proportion
Using lots of different elements in one artwork Variety
When everything in your artwork works together and has a sense of completeness. Unity
A repetition of shapes or colors in a certain order, over and over. Pattern
The path the viewer's eye takes throughout the artwork. Rhythm

Elements of Art Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

colors that are next to each other on the color wheel analogous
when a color is mixed with white tint
when a color is mixed with black shade
when a color is mixed with gray tone
what you get when you mix primary and secondary colors tertiary
the lightness or darkness of tones or colors value
this ranges from black to white when working with value value scale
this color scheme comes from a single hue mixed with tones, tints and shades monochromatic
these are the main 3 colors needed to create all other colors primary
these colors are created when you mix primary colors together secondary
this is created when light his an object...it lets us see the _____ of an object color
these colors are opposite one another on the color wheel complementary
this element of art is a point (or dot) moving through space to create a shape line
patterns of repeating lines that fill a space zentangle
two dimensional objects that are drawn (ex: circles, squares, triangles) shape
three dimensional objects that are drawn using lines form
this element of art refers to distances around, to and from or between areas space
this can be positive or negative on your paper when sketching space
The many different ways, or views, that can be used while sketching perspective
you give the illusion of this by adding details to the surface of your artwork texture

Elements and Principles of Art Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Uses design for a sense of importance to certain elements. Emphasis
Appears in art when art contains a pattern similar to the sound of music. Rhythm
Means that part of the art seems to feel a certain way if we touched it. Texture
Means lights and darks in a drawing, or using shading. VALUE
Is the repetition of specific visual elements. PATTERN
When all the elements in an artwork look good together. UNITY
Means differences in an art work. CONTRAST
2-D elements which can be geometric or organic. SHAPE
3-D elements which can be geometric or organic. FORM
Size relationship among parts of a drawing, usually in portraits. PROPORTION
The type of balance where things are equal on either side. Symmetrical
The type of balance where things are balance around a circle, radiating out from the center. Radial
The type of balance where things are balanced with differences on two sides. Asymmetrical
Can be warm or cool, brigh or dull. Color
Can be positive or negative, and creates a realistic feel when used in drawings. space

DESIGN PRINCIPLES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The type of balance that is not equal on both sides asymmetrical
The sense of movement or flow in an artwork rhythm
The main focus or dominant feature in an artwork emphasis
Differing elements in an artwork Contrast
The relationship of sizes in an artwork proportion
When all sizes in an artwork are the correct size and nothing is distorted _________________ proportion is created realistic
The type of balance that is equal on both sides Symmetrical
Contrast in an artwork creates visual ______________ interest
__________________ of elements in an artwork create rhythm and movement repetition
When size is ___________________ in an artwork, the proportion in the artwork is unrealistic Distorted
visual weight in an artwork balance
Emphasis can be created by giving an element a _________________ colour contrasting
emphasis can be created by giving an element an __________________ shape unique
unity and harmony refer to a pleasing _____________________ of elements in an artwork arrangement
when elements work together in an artwork, unity and ___________________ are achieved harmony

Art Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a strong cloth used for painting Canvas
artwork made by pasting pieces of paper to a flat surface Collage
the art of making plans Architecture
an arrangement primary colors to create new colors Color Wheel
the placement of 2 opposites side by side Contrast
frame used to support a canvas Easel
area in composition where the emphasis is greatest Focal Point
refers to a common name found on the color wheel Hue
things that look flat Two-Dimensional
hidden symbolic meaning Allegory
hand-made object that represents a culture or period Artifact
change of color from one tone to another Blending
character studies that exaggerate one or more features Caricature
natural forms changed by geometrical reduction Cubism
the illusion of space in a picture plane depth
the order of line, form, color, value, texture, and space in an arrangement design
the order of line, form, color, value, texture, and space in an arrangement free-form
things that look, or are, solid three-dimensional
work of art created to go with a story or other kinds of work in print illustration
a style of painting that represent the effects of sunlight on color impressionism

Rene Magritte, Working with Surrealism Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a movement in art and literature in which artists and writers create illogical imagery, which is often dreamlike   Surrealism
to place two or more images or ideas side by side juxtapose
the part of an artwork that seems farthest from the viewer background
divided into two parts, usually of equal sizes bisected
the curves or form of a three-dimensional surface contours
a composition in which some of the forms or figures may extend beyond the edges of the picture plane cropped
the point to which the viewer’s eye is drawn in a work of art focal point
the area in an artwork that appears closest to the viewer foreground
areas of light value that bring attention to a certain part of a painting or drawing highlights
larger-than-life monumental
a repeated form or shape in a work of art or in a series of artworks motif
the area surrounding the objects shown in a work of art negative space
a design or image that is shown again and again within an artwork repetition
the relative size of a work of art or of elements within a work of art scale
an artist’s representation of him- or herself self portrait
areas of darkness cast by an object that cuts off light to that area shadows
to replace an object or person in a work of art with something or someone else subsitute
creating the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional (flat) plane three-dimensional
minor differences in an image that repeats variation
Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Rene Magritte

Art terms, artist, etc. Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who painted "American Gothic"? Grant Wood
What painter cut off his own ear and sent it to his girlfriend? Vincent VanGogh
Use of symbols to represent the invisible, intangible, or abstract Symbolism
Subject of an artwork- what the works is about Subject matter
A contemporary term; not staying within the confines of a single medium (adding objects into sculptures) Multimedia
Sculpture that is raised from the the background from which it is carved, always attached to the background Relief Sculpture
The rendering of images and objects in a stylized or simplified way; the formal or expressive aspects are emphasized Abstract
A darker value of a hue, created by adding black or a darker complementary color to the original hue. Shade
The actual surface quality of an artwork Real texture
Dark and light values placed close together are called. Value contrast
A graphic organizer or picture of all the colors in a special order. Color Wheel
A principle of design in which the repetition of elements or combination of elements forms a recognizable organization Pattern
A composition that is based on a circle, with a design radiating from central point has this type of balance. Radial
What painting by Edward Hopper portrays people eating at a dinner late at night. Night Hawks
What type of paintings is Diego Rivera best known? Hint: they are on walls Murals
What country did DaVinci and all the other TMNT's namesake painters from? Italy
The makeup of the artwork Composition
Opposite of horizontal Vertical
Includes orange, green, and violet Secondary
The same thing over and over Repetition
Between horizontal and vertical Diagonal
Image used to represent something Symbol
A form of balance where two sides of a composition are not the same but are still balanced Asymmetrical
The six colors that have two word names and are created by mixing a primary and a secondary color on the color wheel Tertiary

Art Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This artist was most famous for cutting off his ear. Van Gogh
How did Pollock die? Car Crash
A quick-drying, water-soluble kind of paint that artists often use instead of oil paint or watercolors Acrylic
The technological invention that changed the direction of painting Camera
Collection of artwork intended to showcase progress and overall style Portfolio
An early 20th -century style and movement in art, especially painting, in which perspective with a single viewpoint was abandoned and was made of simple geometric shapes, interlocking planes Cubism
A malleable mixture of paper and glue, or paper, flour, and water that becomes hard when dry Papier Mache
How many primary colors are there? Three
What country is Piet Mondrian from? Netherlands
Geometric shapes are often found in... Math
Type of oil based colored pencil Prisma
A critical evaluation or analysis Critique
A Latin American holiday celebrating the dead Dia De Los Muertos
A piece of art made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric onto a backing Collage
The recurrence of a particular line, pattern, shape or other visual element in a work of art Repetition
How many secondary colors are there? Six
Opposite colors on the color wheel Complementary
Shepard Fairey created this famous logi OBEY
The way in which something is arranged or set out Format
A piece of paper rolled up tightly to blend pencil Tortillion
Andy Warhol's famous studio was called the... Factory
Category of art that refers to views of nature, seascape, and ciryscapes Landscape
A thin sheet of cardborad, plastic, or metal with a pattern or letters cut out of it, used to produce the cut design on the surface below by the application of ink or paint through the holes Stencil
Point/line where the sky and ground appear to meet Horizon Line
Popular English graffiti artist Banksy
8th grade art teacher at Lanier Middle School Grayum
Artistic process to ensure proportion Grid
Artistic process to ensure proportion Grid
An enclosed space Shape
Art that does not attempt to represent external reality Abstract
Artist that created the POP ART movement Andy Warhol
Artist know for working with rectangular shapes and primary colors Piet Mondrian
Similiar on both sides Symmetry
A paint of which the liquid is a water dispersion of the binding material Watercolor
Small bone in the middle of the nose Septum
Point at which receding lines appear to converge Vanishing Point
VanGogh died from this type of wound Gunshot
A long narrow mark on a surface Line
Organic shaped are found in... Nature
The arrangment of opposite elements (light vs. dark colors) in a piece so as to create visual interest, excitement and drama Contrast
Aside from white, this is the weakest of paint colors Yellow
The three "main" colors Primary
Famous Spanish artist who is credited with creating "cubism" Picasso
Abstract artist who was credited with "drip" paintings Pollock
Where was Jackson Pollock from? Wyoming
Picasso was born in this country Spain

Visual Literacy Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Artwork that has a sense of completion is said to have... unity
Artwork that is created to sell a product and is purely for advertising purposes is called... commerical art
When artwork has a focal point it uses the design principle... emphasis
The illusion of distance (depth) is... space
The range of light and dark is... value
Three dimensional shape is known as form
The repetition of a color, line, or curve often produces the design principle... rhythm
Artwork with balance distributed (weighted) evenly on each side of an imaginary vertical line is called... symmetrical
Having great differences in an element, such as value, produces the design principle... contrast
A ________ is a color with black added to it. shade
A ______ is a color with white added to it. tint
Art that is created for decoration and with useful purpose is... folk art
A material used to create an artwork is called a... medium
The theory of of perceiving and enjoying something for its beauty and pleasurable qualities is... aesthetics
_________ is the path of a point moving through space. Line
A line that suggests an edge rather than clearly defining one is called an... implied line
Colors that are directly opposite of each other on the color wheel are called... complementary
When tints and shades of just one color are used in an artwork it is called... monochromatic
The things that are represented in an artwork such as people, animals, trees, etc. are called... subject
Works that are familiar to the public as art are... traditional
_________ takes art from reality but presents it in a way that is not real. Abstract
Art that is produced at the present period in time is called... contemporary
This type of art usually is associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation. modern art
______ refers to the qualities of an actual surface or the visual representation of a surface (implied.) Texture
_______ art represents actual objects or subjects from reality. Representational
_______ art takes nothing from reality. It is created purely for aesthetic reasons. Nonobjective