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*ART Shape Space Texture

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Foreshortening
Along with shading and perspective, a method for implying form in a two-dimensional artwork
Geometric
Refers to precise, regular, and mathematically defined shapes or forms; add order or stability to an artwork; the landscape as well as architecture in Douglas's Aspects of Negro Life
Organic
Refers to natural, irregular, and freeform shapes or forms; add movement or rhythm to an artwork; and Wright's later architecture
Shading
Along with foreshortening and perspective, a method for implying form in a two-dimensional artwork
Figure
The object or the Positive space
Negative space
The areas of an artwork other than the figures, such as the background
Positive space
The figures of an artwork occupy this area; also called the figure
Actual texture
Yarn, rope, shells, and the like create this type of texture
Visual texture
The impression of texture, as seen in a painting of coarse grass