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SPC2120 Rest. Arts Art Terms 1

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Absorption
Process of taking in; a color object absorbs certain rays of light which illuminates it while other rays are reflected.
Acetone
Dimethylketone; a colorless liquid which is used to remove scabs, a solvent for wax, or as a stain remover.
Achromatic Color
A color not found in the visible spectrum; a neutral color such as white, black, gray, and silver and gold (for decorative purposes).
Additive Method
Process of mixing colored lights on a surface whereby the wave lengths of each are combined; adding of two or more lights together to create another light.
Adhesive
Sticking or adhering closely; a substance which may be applied in order to sustain contact of two surfaces.
After-Image
Psychological; visual impression remaining after the stimulus has been removed.
Airbrush
A kind of pressured atomizer for spraying liquid paint or cosmetic upon a surface.
Analogous
In color, two or more hues which have the same hue in common.
Anchor
A material or technique employed to secure tissues or restorative materials in a fixed position.
Angle
Angulus; a sharp turn formed by the meeting of two borders or surfaces.
Angle of Projection
The degree from the vertical at which the surface(s) of a prominent feature projects.
Anterior
Before or in front of; refers to the ventral or abdominal side of the body.
Aperture
An opening.
Aqueous
Watery, prepared with water as a solvent.
Arch
Any structure of a curved or bow-like outline.
Armature
Framework; a material, generally of pliable metal or wood, employed to create a frame of support for a wax restoration.
Asymmetry
Lack of symmetry or proportion; similarity without identity.
Base
The first applied cream or cosmetic; the vehicle in the cosmetic, i.e. oil-base.
Basic Pigment
One of the four hues corresponding to the pigments of the skin as white, yellow, red, and brown.
Basket-Weave Suture
A network of stitches employed to cross the borders of a cavity or excision, used to anchor fillers and to sustain the tissues in their proper position.
Black
The color of jet in pigments; the darkest of all colors; achromatic; absence of illumination in light.
Blanch
To whiten by removing color; to make pale.
Bleach
To grow to become pale or blanched; a chemical which lightens a skin discoloration; the act of lightening a discoloration by chemical means.
Bleed
A color which escapes at the edge of a mixture; unmixed.
Blend
To mix or intermingle a color (or colors) smoothly; to make a gradual change from one color to another.