AP Spanish Last Test Vocabulary

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el cuadro

the painting

el óleo

the oil painting

la acuarela

the watercolor

la obra maestra

the masterpiece

el lienzo

the canvas

el caballete

the easel

el pincel

the brush

la pincelada

the brushstroke

el borde

the edge

la línea

the line

el dibujo

the drawing

el boceto

the sketch

el autorretrato

the self portrait

el paisaje

the landscape

la naturaleza muerta

the still life

el bodegón

the still life with food

el primer plano

the foreground

el fondo

the background

el tamaño

the size

la sombra

the shadow

la perspectiva

the perspective

la profundidad

the depth

el gesto

the facial expression

pintar

to paint

dibujar

to draw

colgar

to hang

crear

to create

impresionante

impressive

sorprendente

surprising

oscuro

dark

claro

light

brillante

bright, shiny

cálido

warm

neutro

neutral

suave

smooth

áspero

rough

detallado

detailed

borroso

blurred, smudgy

agudo

crisp, sharp

el acrílico

the acrylic painting

frío

cold

vivo

vivid

apagado

muted

pintor de corte

court painter

pintor de cámara

royal family (court) painter

superior

top

inferior

bottom

recto

straight

la difuminación

the diffusion of light

el foco

the principal point, focus

sobresalir, destacarse

stand out (two words)

predominar

to predominate

el balance

the balance

la simetría

the symmetry

la armonía

the harmony

el claroscuro

the balance of light and dark

los patrones

the patterns

el significado

the meaning

duro

stiff, stern

sombrío

somber

a causa de

because of

a ciegas

blindly

a diario

daily

a eso de

about, around (a time of day)

a fin de cuentas

in the end, after all is said and done

a fin de que

in order that (needs subjunctive)

a fines de

toward the end

a fondo

thoroughly, in depth

a la carrera

rapidly, on the run

a la vez

at the same time

a lo largo de

along

a lo lejos

far away, in the distance

a lo mejor

probably

a más tardar

at the latest

a medida que

as, while, at the same time as

a menos que

unless (needs subjunctive)

a menudo

often

a mi parecer

in my opinion (do not conjugate!!!)

a partir de

from _ on, starting on _

a pesar de

despite, in spite of

a pie

on foot

a principios de

a the beginning of

a propósito

by the way

a solas

alone, by oneself

a tiempo

on time

a través de

through

a última hora

at the last minute

a veces

sometimes

a ver

let's see

al amanecer

at dawn, at daybreak

a anochecer

at dusk, at nightfall

al contrario

on the contrary

al fin

finally, at last

al menos

at least

al pie de la letra

literally

al principio

at first, at the beginning

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