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10 terms

Art Vocabulary 1

Art Vocabulary 2
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Design
To choose and arrange elements in such a way that they satisfy an artistic and/or functional intention.
Picture Plane
In a two-dimensional work, the flat surface having only height and width.
Line
A mark whose length is considerably greater than its width.
Shape
In two-dimensional work, a figure that appears to be flat.
Form
In two-dimensional work, a figure that appears to be three dimensional, sometimes called, "mass" or "volume".
Texture
Surface features that can be felt with the hand or interpreted by the eye.
Format
The dimensions and shape of a work.
Figure
In two-dimensional work, an imagine that appears to be somewhat closer to the viewer than the background against which it is presented.
Ground
The initial surface of a two-dimensional design.
Two-Dimensional
Having length and width.