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Impasto

applications of a medium such as oil or acrylic paint so that an actual texture is built up on a surface

Visual Texture

Simulated texture in a work of art, the use of line,color,and other visual elements to create the illusion of various textures in flat drawings and painting.

Trompe l'oeil

A painting or other art from that creates such a realistic image that the viewer may wonder whether it is real or an illusion.

Linear perspective

A system of organizng space in two dimentional media in which lines that arein reality parallel and horizonal are represented as converging diagnals.

Vanishing Point

in linear perspective, a point on the horizon where parallel lines appear to converge

Atmospheric Perspective

an illusion of depth created through grades of texture and brightness color saturation, and warm and cool colors. A hazy effect produced by distance.

Implied Motion

An impression of movement created by the use of visual elements, composition, are unequal in actual weight or pitoral weight.

Compostition

The organization of the visual elemnts in a work of art

Conceptual Unity

unity in a work is achieved through the relationaship between the meaning and function of the images.

Pictoral balance

The distribution of the apparent or visual wight of elements in two dimentional works of art.

Bilateral Symmetry

Mirror type similarity between the sides of a composition.

Asymmetrical balance

Balance in which the right and left sides of aa composition contain different shapes, colors, textures, or other elements and yet are arranged or weighted. so the overall impression is of one balance.

Im balance

A characteristic of works of art in which the areas o the composition are unequal in actual wight or pictoral weight.

Focal Paint

a specific part of a work of art that seixes and golds the viewers interest.

Realistic

a style characterized by accurate and truthful portrayal of subject matter, a nineteenth century style that portrayed subject matter in this manner.

Representational

art that presents natural objects in recognizable form.

expressionistic

emphasizing the distortion of color and formto achieve on emotional impact.

nonobjective

art that does not portray figures or objects, art without real models or subject matter.

abstraction

a style of painting and sculpture of the 1950s and 1960s in which artist expressionally distorted abstract images with loose , gestural brushwork.

Conceptual Art

an anticommerical movement that begun in the 1960s in which works of art are conceived and executed in the mind of the artist. What exist in the artist mind.

Support

a surface on which a two dimentional work of art is made.

Vehicle

a liquid such as water or oil with which pigments are m

Fresco

a type of painting in which pigments are applied to a fresh, wet plaster surface or wall and thereby become part of a surface or wall.

Encaustic

Method of painting in which the colors in a wax medium are burned into a surface with hot irons.

Tempera

a kind of painting in which pigments are mixed with casein,size, or egg--particulary egg yoke, to create a dull finish.

Glazing

in painting, a semitransparent coating on a painted surface that provides a glazzy or glossy finish.

Gouache

water color paint that is made opaque by mixing pigments with a particular gum binder.

collage

an assemblage of two dimentioanl objects to create an imgage, works of adrt in which materials such as paper, cloth and wood are pasted to a two dimentioanl surface, such a wooden panel or canvas.

Matrix

In print making, the working surfaace of the block,slab, or screen.

Relief Printing

any printmaking technique in which the matrix is carved with knives so that the area not meant to be printed are below the surface of the matrix.

Woodcut

Relief printing in which the grain of a wooden matrix is carved with a knife.

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