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square
it has 4 straight sides that are all the same length
straight
it extend in one direction and does not turn or bend
triangular
it has 3 straight sides that may be the same length or different lengths
black
something that is completely dark with no light or color
bright
something that produces or contains a large amount of light
contrast
the degree of difference between colors or lightness and darkness in somenting
dark
something that produces or contains a little or no light
light
is a form of energy produced by the sun and other sources that allows the eye to see things
opaque
something that light cannot shine through it
shade
is dark space wher light is blocked from shining
sharp
When something is sharp its details are easy to see
translucent
something that light can shine through it
value
A light value is an amoung of light or darkness in something
easel
artist's tripod or support
glaze
ceramics: add shiny coating
kiln
oven: for firing pottery
smock
artist's loose shirt
thinner
solvent: for paint
watercolor
water-soluble paint
scanner
a device that transfers images to paper
draw
to create an image on a surface with a pen pencil or other instrument
stretch
to make something larger in one direction
edit
to change something in preparation for publishing
raise
to move something to a higher position
design
to plan how something will be created