Drawing Practice Test

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The beginning of a drawing is

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Explanation:
The cool thing about getting started drawing is all you truly need is a pencil and a sheet of paper. Which most people have in their homes already. If you want to take it a bit more seriously though it really doesn’t cost that much to get a small graphite pencil set and a sketchbook

When working on a sketch, an artist squints his or her eyes.

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Explanation:
The correct answer is
Simplify the shapes being drawn

What is the highlight?

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The Highlight is the very lightest part. It’s where the light directly hits the object so is the best indicator when you look at your subject to determine where and at what angle the light is coming from. Highlights make the drawing come to life.

When sketching with a pencil, the artist expresses the intensity of color by

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Explanation:
The correct answer is
Using a series of gray values and textures

Eye level, vanishing points, and convergent lines are all connected to.

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Perspective drawing is a technique to create the linear illusion of depth. As objects get further away from the viewer they appear to decrease in size at a constant rate. The box in the sketch below appears solid and three dimensional due to the use of perspective.

Can you tell who invented paper? Drawing/sketching has a very close and classic relationship with paper sheet.

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Explanation:
Paper was invented by Cai Lun, also known as Ts'ai Lun. He invented paper and paper making process in 104 CE under Han Dynasty. The modern paper making process is still influenced by his original.

Which of the following definitions of Doodling is the most appropriate?

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Doodling is art form where no specific plan or imagination is required to draw something. It's basically called scribble because it just flows with the person's vision.

Who created the renowned "Vitruvian Man" drawing?

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"The Vitruvian Man" was made by famous Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci somewhere around 1490. It is based on or say it is the physical representation of the writings of Roman architect Vitruvius.

Who created "The Starry Night," a famous painting?

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Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh painted "The Starry Night" back in 1889 while sitting in his room at Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

What is orthographic drawing, and how does it differ from other types of drawing?

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An orthographic drawing or orthographic projection is a representation of a three-dimensional-object using several two-dimensional planes

What is the definition of representational drawing?

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A Representational Art depicts a very realistic view to the object

Which of the following artists is called a child prodigy because he could sketch before he could walk or talk?

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Pablo Picasso is known as natural born artist, he was able to draw even before being able to talk or walk. It is believed that he out-mastered his father by the age of 13. His father was an art teacher.

Who was the first person to invent the lead pencil?

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Explanation:
Conrad Gessner is attributed to be the inventor of lead pencil back in 1565.

Which pencil produces the darkest mark on the paper and has the softest lead?

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The 6B pencil is good for very dark areas , but it's very soft and blunts quickly, so it's difficult to use for detail and tends to look grainy, skimming over the surface of the paper. Burnished graphite-shaded very heavily-can look very shiny. Harder pencils contain more clay, so they look less shiny than results from a very soft pencil.

What method does the majority of painters employ to bring depth and tone to their sketches?

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Hatching is the technique used to add more shading details to a sketch. Hatching is done by placing close parallel lines.

A shading technique that involves crossing parallel lines across other parallel lines.

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Crosshatching is an extension of hatching, which uses fine parallel lines drawn closely together to create the illusion of shade or texture in a drawing. Crosshatching is the drawing of two layers of hatching at right-angles to create a mesh-like pattern. Multiple layers in varying directions can be used to create textures.

_____ are the lines that describe the outer boundaries of objects and figures.

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A contour is a line which defines a form or edge. Essentially, it is the drawing of an outline of an object. It's very likely that you've been drawing contour lines all along because it is the simplest form of art. In the most basic form, an outline drawing is also called a pure contour.

Which position is a sheet of paper in if it is vertical?

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Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to represent a specific human subject. The term 'portrait painting' can also describe the actual painted portrait. Portraitists may create their work by commission, for public and private persons, or they may be inspired by admiration or affection for the subject. Portraits often serve as important state and family records, as well as remembrances.

In a one-point perspective drawing, what is the second step?

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Explanation:
Just as one-point perspective focuses on one vanishing point, two-point perspective ushers in a second one. Typically, these two points are at the opposite sides of the composition, such as one on the far left and another on the far right.

A color's lightness and blackness.

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Value refers to the lightness or darkness of a color. It defines a color in terms of how close it is to white or black. The darker the color, the closer it is to black. For example, navy blue emits less light and has a lower value than sky blue.

Choose the softest and darkest graphite pencil from the options below.

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The 2B pencil has a higher blackness, and the marks drawn are relatively black, while the HB pencil has a lower blackness, and the color of the marks drawn is relatively light, which is very different.

Small, unique dots of ink or graphite are put in variable closeness to each other to establish values that build an image in the process of _____ .

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Explanation:
Stippling is most of a drawing technique than an element of art. Value is the element of art stippling is part of (light and dark in a drawing). With stippling, you can draw the illusion of depth, solidity, and light, which are the same factors that value controls in an illustration.

A moving point's route through space is known as.

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Explanation:
Line is the most basic design 'tool' on which almost every piece of art relies. A line has length, width, tone, and texture. It may divide space, define a form, describe contour, or suggest direction. You can find a line in every type of art.

What determines a shadow's direction?

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Explanation:
Light source: The direction from which a dominant light originates. The placement of this light source affects every aspect of a drawing. Shadows: The areas on an object that receive little or no light. Cast shadow: The dark area on an adjacent surface where the light is blocked by the solid object.

Which of the following is used to demonstrate an artist's progress?

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Explanation:
Portfolio is an edited collection of an artist's best artwork intended to showcase their style or method of work. A portfolio is used by artists to show employers their versatility by showing different samples of current work

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