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Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts Ch. 7 Painting
Terms in this set (22)
A compound of colored pigment and a medium or vehicle
The material from which a work of art is made
a liquid that holds the particles of pigment together without dissolving them.
A substance in paints that cause particles of pigment to adhere to one another and to a support
A painting medium in which the binder is gum arabic
The surface on which works of two-dimensional art is made
A preliminary coating
Painting medium in which the binder is wax, which is heated to render the paints fluid.
A painting medium in which colors are applied to a plaster ground, usually a wall or a ceiling
Also called true fresco, colors are applied before the plaster dries and thus bond with the surface
colors are applied to dry plaster
A full-scale preparatory drawing for a fresco or mural
An aqueous medium like water color that dries to a tough, insoluble film
a mixture of white pigment and glue that sealed the wood and could be sanded and rubbed to a smooth, ivorylike finish.
A medium like tempera, but drys slower allowing artists for more time to manipulate the paint
In oil painting, a thin, translucent layer of color, generally applied over another color.
direct painting wet paint into wet paint
a synthetic plastic resin used as a binder for artists paints
Italian for "paste", a thick application of paint
A portable painting executed on an easel or similar support.
The technique of creating a design or image by arranging bits of colored ceramic, stone, glass, or other suitable materials and fixing them into a bed of cement or plaster.
An elaborate textile meant to be hung from a wall and featuring images and motifs produced by various weaving techniques
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