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A two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or area, in contrast to three-dimensional form.
An element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volume; includes height, width AND depth (as in a cube, a sphere, a pyramid, or a cylinder). Form may also be free flowing.
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence. To begin a sculptural abstraction, select a simple form from nature.
the process of observing and maneuvering a form, used to shape and manipulate the final idea.
The feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface, substance, or fabric.
The things that are represented in an artwork, such as people, buildings, trees, etc.
Taking one subject and develop it multiple times.
A natural, earthly material that retains its shape and hardens when fired
A furnace capable of controlled high temperatures used to fire ceramic ware and sculpture.
cover ceramics with a thin and shiny surface
geometric shapes and forms
regular, mathematically defined
Organic shapes and forms
Irregular shapes or forms usually found in nature
art that has no recognizable subject matter
Clay Slab Building
Using a rolling pin to get sheets of clay
Type of clasp used in making jewelry
Small circle of wire used to connect parts of jewelry piece
Small metal piece used in jewelry to hold strand in place. Goes next to both the lobster clasp and jump ring.
Traditional Native American tool used to create jewelry.
threads that run vertically across the loom.
Thread that holds the seed beads and creates the pattern on the loom.
Big eye needle
Needle used in beading on the loom.
art made with a combination of different materials
Using recycled paper and glue to roll a unique and inexpensive bead.
statue or other free-standing piece of art made of clay, stone, or other materials
An artist who creates three-dimensional works of art, usually in stone, clay or other materials.