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The resistance of a material to a force tending to tear it apart.
The perceived lightness or heavyness of a portion of work.
The design principle that refers to the visual flow or movement created by repetition.
Nonrepresentational art using very few forms and colors.
A visual unit used repetitively as a building block to create a pattern.
Refers to the size of a work.
Three dimensional forms that rise or recede from a flat surface.
The belief that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
A body of solid matter; the overall physical and visual impact of the work.
Refers to work that implies no movement.
Refers to the energized area of space around a form.
Refers to the tactile qualities of a three dimensional form.
Works that simplify or distort the qualities of a real life image.
A point of view in which the object is shown directly in front of the viewer.
A line in a work that is subtly perceived but has no physical form.
Are the basic visual components of design.
A work made by putting pieces together to build a form.
A small model used for planning a three dimensional design.
Assembling of rigid materials into units by techniques such as welding, bolting and laminating.
Armature or Structure
Is a support system of form.
Refers to the size relationships of a work.
Forms that contain the illusion of movement
Is the forming process that requires the removal of material such as carving.
Depicting or suggesting animate beings.
The analysis of the strengths or weaknesses of a work.
Refers to forms that physically move.
A design principle that refers to a state of agreement or a sense of belonging among all the parts of the composition.
A movement in contemporary art in which the idea is more important than its physical appearance.
A sense of equilibrium of visual weight.
Refers to forms that resemble plants or animals.
In the Round
Refers to work that is intended to be viewed from all angles.
The study of the concept of beauty.
Works that don't depict recognizable forms or objects.
Forms that are vaguely or loosely classified.
A work of art that tells a story.