14 terms

uil art smart 2018-2019 art term definitions

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composition
an arrangement or putting together of parts
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the overall design or organization of a work
perspective
the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
An artistic technique that creates the appearance of three dimensions on a flat surface.
cool colors
blue, green, purple
secondary colors
orange, green, violet
subject
the topic, or subject represented in a work of art
abstract
uses a visual language of shape, form, color, and line to create a composition.
background
the part of a picture or scene toward the back
still life
a painting of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers
primary colors
red, blue, yellow
history
stories that tell about events and people from the past
legend
a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.
portraits
pictures of people that usually only show the face and upper part of the body
genre
a kind or type of art
landscape
a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery

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