Chapter 6 Drawing
1) Ideas quickly jotted down for later development are called ________.
2) The ________ are credited with the invention of paper around 105 C.E.
3) What drawing material was the predecessor of the graphite pencil and was especially popular during the Renaissance?
4) The coloring material in virtually all drawing media is known as ________.
5) What substance allows drawing media to be shaped into sticks (for dry media) or suspended in fluid (for liquid media), and to adhere to the drawing surface?
Chapter 7 Painting
1) What twentieth-century master of the fresco technique created the work Mixtec Culture?
A) Diego Rivera
B) Pablo Picasso
C) Georges Braque
D) Frida Kahlo
2) What is pigment in paint?
A) A powdered color
B) A solvent
C) A binder
D) A vehicle
3) Which of the following is an example of a nonaqueous medium?
B) Oil paint
E) None of these answers are correct.
4) What painting technique, used in the first century in Egypt, Greece, and Rome, involves the use of wax?
A) Oil paint
5) In buon fresco, or true fresco, pigment is mixed with water and applied to what surface?
A) Dry plaster
B) Stretched canvas
C) Hot beeswax
D) Wet plaster
6) After building a canvas and before painting it, an artist generally applies a(n) ________ to improve adhesion of paints.
Chapter 8 Prints
1) Except in the case of ________, identical multiple impressions are printed to create editions in printmaking.
B) intaglio prints
D) relief prints
2) In printmaking, a(n) ________ is a surface on which a design is prepared before being transferred through pressure to a receiving surface such as paper.
3) What characteristic is associated with lithography?
A) Planographic process
C) Stone relief
4) Which is NOT one of the four basic printmaking processes?
5) Images from the world’s earliest known printed book, a copy of the Diamond Sutra, was made using what process?
6) A rubber stamp creates what type of print?
Chapter 9 Camera and Computer Arts
1) ________ is the suppression of words or pictures that a group or individuals find offensive, indecent or dangerous.
2) What subject was the study of Eadweard Muybridge’s photographic experiments?
B) The Great Depression
C) World War I
3) During what time period did experiments with the camera obscura first begin?
A) Classical Greece
B) Early twentieth century
C) Italian Renaissance
D) Industrial Revolution
4) What feature of video appeals to many artists?
A) Recorded footage can be instantaneously displayed on a monitor.
B) A short exposure time of around thirty seconds.
C) The warm quality of celluloid film.
D) Pixelation that allows for animating objects.
5) What 16th-century development allowed the camera obscura to focus the image it projected?
C) Celluloid film
D) Dark rooms
Chapter 10 Graphic Design
1) What celebrated nineteenth-century artist created posters for the cabarets and dance halls of Paris?
A) Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
B) Johannes Gutenberg
C) Shepard Fairey
D) Albrecht Dürer
2) What invention made it possible to devise a notice that could be reproduced in large numbers and distributed widely?
D) Printing press
3) ________, such as directional arrows, convey information and embody ideas.
4) What does the rainbow symbolize on the LGBT flag?
A) Persecution of homosexuals throughout history
B) Inclusion and acceptance
D) Artificial nature of consumer culture
5) Identify the two developments that created graphic design, as we know it today.
A) The discovery of the Rosetta Stone and the invention of the camera obscura
B) Motion pictures and television
C) The printing press and the Industrial Revolution
D) The discovery of the Rosetta Stone and the printing press
6) Identify the developments that created graphic design, as we know it today.
A) Printing press
B) Industrial Revolution
D) Gutenberg’s Bible
E) Film and television
Chapter 11 Sculpture and Installation
1) The carving method is what type of process?
2) The Indian sculpture Durga Fighting the Buffalo Demon is an example of ________ sculpture.
3) What are the four basic methods of making sculpture?
4) What method of sculpture illustrates the additive process?
5) Andy Goldsworthy uses ________ materials to create sculptures that are ephemeral.
6) What term is used to described sculpture in which figures project only slightly from the background?
A) Low relief
B) High relief
C) In the round
Chapter 12 Arts of Ritual and Daily Life
1) What mediums are associated with craft?
2) What is the most common product of woodworking art?
A) Cooking pots
C) Building tools
3) The Tree of Jesse is what type of work?
A) Stained glass
B) Wood sculpture
C) Chinese porcelain
D) Persian carpet
4) What is the principal ingredient in glass?
5) When clay is wet, it becomes moldable and cohesive, or ________.
6) What is the most common way to shape a hollow glass vessel?
Chapter 13 Architecture
1) Using a steel framework with masonry sheathing, the ________, designed by Louis Sullivan, is thought by many to be the first genuinely modern building.
A) Wainwright Building
B) Crystal Palace
C) Lever House
D) Chrysler Building
2) What term is used to describe the ability of a material to withstand tension?
A) Tensile strength
3) “Stacking and piling” is another term for what structural system?
B) Arch and vault
C) Load-bearing construction
4) The Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian styles are known as what architectural style?
B) Shell system
D) Greek orders
5) The Byodo-in Temple in Kyoto, Japan, is an elegant example of what structural system?