Art Techniques Quiz: Collage, Decollage, and Graffiti

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Which art technique involves creating a new whole by assembling different forms?

Collage

What is the opposite of collage?

Decollage

Which art movement links landscape and the work of art inextricably?

Land Art

Which art form uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative process?

Digital Arts

Which art form creates artworks by transforming ink from a matrix to a sheet of paper or other material?

Print Making

In the technique of decalcomania, what is the process of creating a reversal of the image onto canvas or other flat materials?

Applying gouache to paper or glass

What is the main difference between frottage and eggshell mosaic?

Frottage uses crayon rubbing over an object, while eggshell mosaic uses small tiles to create images.

What sets trapunto painting apart from decoupage?

Trapunto painting involves padding and sewing canvases, while decoupage uses cut-outs of paper and varnish coating.

What distinguishes decoupage from mosaics?

Decoupage involves adhering cut-outs of paper and coating with varnish, while mosaics are assembled using small tiles or round shapes.

What makes frottage different from trapunto painting?

Frottage involves rubbing with crayon on paper over an object, while trapunto painting involves padding and sewing canvases.

In decollage, instead of an image being built up, all or parts of existing images are created by cutting, treating away or otherwise removing pieces of an original image. The French word “Decollage” in English means “Take-Off” or “To become Unglued” or “To become unstuck”. Decollage is the opposite of ______.

collage

Graffiti are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often in public space. Graffiti is often created ______.

illicitly

Land Art is an art movement in which landscape and the work of art are inextricably linked. It is also an art form that is created in nature, using ______ materials.

natural

Digital Arts refers to an artistic work or practice that uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process. In Digital Arts, digital technology is an essential part of the ______ process.

creative

Print Making is the process of making artworks by painting, normally in the paper. Prints are created by transforming ink from a matrix or through a prepared screen to a sheet of paper or other ______.

material

Frottage is the technique of rubbing with crayon on a piece of paper which has been placed over an object or an ______.

image

Decalcomania is the process of applying gouache to paper or glass then transferring a reversal of the image onto canvas or other flat ______.

materials

Decoupage is done by adhering cut-outs of paper and then coating these with one or transparent coating of ______.

varnish

Eggshell mosaic is an artistic technique that uses tiny parts of eggshell to create a whole ______ or object.

image

Trapunto painting is the technique used by Pacita Abad where her canvases are padded, sewn, and often filled with sequins, beads, shell, buttons, tiny mirrors, bits of glass, rickrack, swatches of precious textiles and other things that she picks up from her travels and ______.

journey

Test your knowledge of art techniques with this quiz covering collage, decollage, and graffiti. Explore the methods and concepts behind these forms of visual expression.

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