The use of perspective to represent in art the apparent visual contraction of an object that extends back in space at an angle to the perpendicular plane of sight.
The name of a color.
The intensity of a color is its purity, its brightness or dullness.
The degree of its lightness or darkness.
Those pairs of colors, such as red and green, that together embrace the entire spectrum. The complement of one of the three primary colors is a mixture of the other two.
The art of storytelling.
Greek, "the writing of images." It refers to both to the content, or subject, of an artwork and to the study of the content in art. Also includes the study of the symbolic, often religious, meaning of objects, persons, or events depicted in the works of art.
An abstract idea represented in bodily form.
A method of presenting an illusion of the three dimensional world on a two dimensional surface.
A distinctive artistic manner. Period style is the characteristic style of a specific time. Regional style is the style of a particular geographical area. Personal style is an individual artist's unique manner.
Being able to recognize an object (or objects) within the piece of art.
Nonrepresentational; forms and colors arranged without reference to the depiction of an object.
The person or entity that pays an artist to produce individual artworks or employs an artist on a continuing basis.
The horizontal arrangement of the parts of a building or of the buildings and streets of a city or town, or a drawing or diagram showing such an arrangement.
In architecture, a diagram or representation of a part of a structure or building along an imaginary plane that passes through it vertically.