Style of Art in which the images or forms are distilled or transformed from a recognizable source, often emphasizing the distortion of form and color in order to achieve an emotional impact.
Refers to three-dimensional forms that are open with extensive penetrations and/or thin projections.
An equilibrium of weight or force among visual components in a composition.
Resembling or suggesting the organic shapes and patterns that are characteristic of living organisms and natural forms.
The removal of materials from a larger mass, gradually revealing an image or object.
A sculptural technique in which liquid materials are shaped by being poured into a mold.
The natural tactile, color, and tensile quality of a carved or engraved artform that is retained from the material from which it was created.
Artwork that is self-supporting and meant to be viewed from all sides. (Also known as "in-the-round" or "full round".)
The psychological impact of the effects of gravity on the viewers sense of weight and balance.
A preliminary model, usually made from a material such as clay, wax, etc., used in planning the form of a sculptural work.
The physical bulk of a three-dimensional form that has weight and density.
Artwork in which the image and forms make no reference to a specific visual subject matter.
The area within or around an object possessing height, width, and depth.
Process in which a sculptural work is formed by cutting or carving away from a solid mass of material such as wood, plaster, or stone.
The quality that refers to the sense of touch.
Relating to three-dimensional forms that have a closed, massive form with no or few physical projections or extensions.
The surface characteristics of a material that can be felt with the hand or interpreted by the eye.
The process of changing from one state or form to another such as an orderly shift in shape, color, value, or texture.
An area of unoccupied, negative space.
An enclosed are of three-dimensional space.