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90 terms
Art Terms
Canvas
Chisel
Spray Fixative
Gesso
Cloth material on which paintings are made
Tool used for cutting hard materials such as wood or stone fo…
Fluid sprayed over charcoal or pastels to keep them from smea…
Plaster like mixture of glue and whiting for coating panel.
Canvas
Cloth material on which paintings are made
Chisel
Tool used for cutting hard materials such as wood or stone fo…
90 terms
Art Terms
Canvas
Chisel
Spray Fixative
Gesso
Cloth material on which paintings are made
Tool used for cutting hard materials such as wood or stone fo…
Fluid sprayed over charcoal or pastels to keep them from smea…
Plaster like mixture of glue and whiting for coating panel.
Canvas
Cloth material on which paintings are made
Chisel
Tool used for cutting hard materials such as wood or stone fo…
93 terms
ART TERMS
Elements of Art
Line
Shape
Form
Line, shape, form, color, value, space, & texture. These are…
Line- element of art. In terms of art, line can be described…
Refers to an area that stands out because of a defined boundr…
1. Having the three dimensions of length, width, and depth. A…
Elements of Art
Line, shape, form, color, value, space, & texture. These are…
Line
Line- element of art. In terms of art, line can be described…
Art terms
Form
Texture
Space
Proportion
the visible shape or configuration of something.
the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substa…
.... a continuous area or expanse that is free, available, or un…
a part, share, or number considered in comparative relation t…
Form
the visible shape or configuration of something.
Texture
the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substa…
15 terms
Art Terms
Slab
Kiln
Ceramic
Pottery
A flat "pancake" of clay made with your hands or a rolling pin.
A special oven that gets super hot, to turn clay into ceramic.
The word for clay that has been fired.
A ceramic container. For example: a mug.
Slab
A flat "pancake" of clay made with your hands or a rolling pin.
Kiln
A special oven that gets super hot, to turn clay into ceramic.
20 terms
Art Terms
gradation
contrast
value
complementary colors
gradation
contrast
15 terms
Art Terms
Decoupage
Intaglio
Sfumato
Impasto
The art or craft of decorating objects with paper cut-outs.
An image is carved below surface, such as a gem stone or seal…
Italian for "smoky", technique used to blend details to look…
A way of applying paint, specifically a thick, textured appli…
Decoupage
The art or craft of decorating objects with paper cut-outs.
Intaglio
An image is carved below surface, such as a gem stone or seal…
36 terms
Art Terms
Art Elements
Line
Shape
Pattern
Line, shape, pattern, tone, form, texture.
A moving path. ... A series of continuous dots.
The space contained inside a line that meets itself.
A decorative regularity or repetition in design.
Art Elements
Line, shape, pattern, tone, form, texture.
Line
A moving path. ... A series of continuous dots.
ART TERMS
Critique
Analysis
Examination
Elements
A detailed analysis and assessment; Texture, Shape, Form, Lin…
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
To look at carefully with your eyes
Texture, Shape, Form, Line, and Color
Critique
A detailed analysis and assessment; Texture, Shape, Form, Lin…
Analysis
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
20 terms
Art Terms
abstract
aesthetics
art criticism
arbitrary colors
Artwork in which the subject matter is stated in a brief, sim…
A branch of philosophy; the study of art and theories about t…
An organized system for looking at the visual arts; a process…
Colors selected and used without reference to those found in…
abstract
Artwork in which the subject matter is stated in a brief, sim…
aesthetics
A branch of philosophy; the study of art and theories about t…
Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
35 terms
Art terms
Value
Media
Achromatic
Craftsmanship
The lightness and darkness of a color in relation to a scale…
The form in which an artist works as in oil painting or print…
Lacking quality of color as in black-and-white or any mutual…
The application of skill and dexterity in creating a work of…
Value
The lightness and darkness of a color in relation to a scale…
Media
The form in which an artist works as in oil painting or print…
20 terms
Art Terms
gradation
contrast
value
complementary colors
gradation
contrast
21 terms
art terms
1. Description
2. Analysis
3. interpretation
4. successful
title, artist, date of painting and physically describe what…
element and principles chart... principle to element, where is i…
is this a feeling or meaning painting uses support from the p…
why/ why not... Aesthetic theory... formalism- organised mainly by…
1. Description
title, artist, date of painting and physically describe what…
2. Analysis
element and principles chart... principle to element, where is i…
90 terms
Art Terms
Canvas
Chisel
Spray Fixative
Gesso
Cloth material on which paintings are made
Tool used for cutting hard materials such as wood or stone fo…
Fluid sprayed over charcoal or pastels to keep them from smea…
Plaster like mixture of glue and whiting for coating panel.
Canvas
Cloth material on which paintings are made
Chisel
Tool used for cutting hard materials such as wood or stone fo…
Art Mid-Term Review
Space
Positive Space
Negative Space
Shape
When an artist draws a small figure in a vast landscape with…
The object or figure in an artwork takes up what kind of space?
The space that surrounds the figure in a work of art is known…
A tessellation is a great example of art that emphasizes whic…
Space
When an artist draws a small figure in a vast landscape with…
Positive Space
The object or figure in an artwork takes up what kind of space?
6 terms
Art Terms
composition
medium
proportion
three-dimensional
the arrangement of the elements in or subject matter of a pai…
the materials that are used to create a work of art, for exam…
the size, location or amount of one element in an artwork in…
referring to a shape that appears to have width, height, and…
composition
the arrangement of the elements in or subject matter of a pai…
medium
the materials that are used to create a work of art, for exam…
Art Terms
Abstract
Allegory
Art Elements
Background
general style of painting that developed during the 20th cent…
A work that uses symbols, often human forms, to stand for ide…
The artistic ingredients painters use to create a painting
The part of the painting that seems farthest away from the vi…
Abstract
general style of painting that developed during the 20th cent…
Allegory
A work that uses symbols, often human forms, to stand for ide…
Art Terms
classical
neoclassical
rococo
classicism
in the manner of ancient Greece and Rome
"modern" art that draws inspiration from classical art
characterized by fanciful curved asymmetrical forms and elabo…
the following of ancient Greek or Roman principles and style…
classical
in the manner of ancient Greece and Rome
neoclassical
"modern" art that draws inspiration from classical art
13 terms
Art terms
Composition
Crop
Medium
Subject matter
The plan, placement or arrangement of a work of art. It is of…
To trim one or more of a picture's edges, or to place an imag…
The materials, or substance, used by an artist to produce a w…
What the artwork is about. For example, a portrait, a landsca…
Composition
The plan, placement or arrangement of a work of art. It is of…
Crop
To trim one or more of a picture's edges, or to place an imag…
Art Terms
Composition
Medium
Proportion
Three-dimensional
The arrangement of the elements in or subject matter of a pai…
The materials that are used to create a work of art. (I.e. Pa…
The size, location or amount of one element in an artwork in…
Referring to a shape that appears to have width, hight, and d…
Composition
The arrangement of the elements in or subject matter of a pai…
Medium
The materials that are used to create a work of art. (I.e. Pa…
28 terms
Art Terms
Value
Line
Shape
Form
The lights and darks of an artwork that add depth, dimension,…
A mark with a beginning and an end; line varies in quality by…
An area enclosed by the line, shapes are flat.
Three dimensional shapes, maybe be actually 3D or implied 3D…
Value
The lights and darks of an artwork that add depth, dimension,…
Line
A mark with a beginning and an end; line varies in quality by…
12 terms
Art Terms
Symbol
Wisdom
Art
Setting
pictures that represent something
knowledge through experience
a skill acquired by experience
the environment that shows where it takes place
Symbol
pictures that represent something
Wisdom
knowledge through experience
33 terms
Art Terms
engraving
etching
watercolor
bronze
Name the method of cutting or incising a design into a materi…
Name the intaglio printing process in which an etching needle…
Identify the painting technique using water-soluble pigments,…
Name any of various alloys of copper and tin, sometimes with…
engraving
Name the method of cutting or incising a design into a materi…
etching
Name the intaglio printing process in which an etching needle…
24 terms
Art terms
Pre historic 1
Ancient Egyptian 2
GREEK AND ROMAN CLASSICAL 3
Middle Ages/gothic 4
Created before written language.narrative primitive-30,000 ye…
Created in Egypt for religious and ceremonious reasons. Ex: S…
Created for aesthetic pleasure and architectural structures.…
Sad destructive time in Europe.imaginative and exaggerated
Pre historic 1
Created before written language.narrative primitive-30,000 ye…
Ancient Egyptian 2
Created in Egypt for religious and ceremonious reasons. Ex: S…
113 terms
art terms
Abstract
Assemblages
Allegorical
Surrealistic
Distorts objects in their natural form, but are still recogni…
Putting several different pieces together to make an artwork.
the expression through symbolism of truths or generalizations…
Referring to a twentieth-century artistic movement that produ…
Abstract
Distorts objects in their natural form, but are still recogni…
Assemblages
Putting several different pieces together to make an artwork.
20 terms
Art Terms
portfolio
tint
value scale
hatching
a large, flat portable case for 2D drawings
adding white to a color
gradual movement from black to white
parallel lines for shading
portfolio
a large, flat portable case for 2D drawings
tint
adding white to a color
Art Terms
Pattern
Transparent
Texture
Shape
The repetition of an element or elements in a piece of work
The ability of a substance to transmit light through it easil…
The visual and especially tactile quality of a surface
The external form or appearance characteristic of someone or…
Pattern
The repetition of an element or elements in a piece of work
Transparent
The ability of a substance to transmit light through it easil…
Art Terms
form
LIne
Shape
Hue
an element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volu…
an element of art which refers to the continuous mark made on…
an enclosed space defined by other elements of art; can take…
the name of the color (red, yellow, etc.)
form
an element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volu…
LIne
an element of art which refers to the continuous mark made on…
Art Terms
Figurative
Form
Medium
Perspective
Representing a form or figure in art that retains clear ties…
The shape or structure of an object.
The materials used to create a work of art, and the categoriz…
In art, a technique used to depict volumes and spatial relati…
Figurative
Representing a form or figure in art that retains clear ties…
Form
The shape or structure of an object.
151 terms
Art terms
abstract
abstract expressionism
action painting
acrylic
type of composition not referencing natural objects; reaction…
post WWII art movement developed in New York in the 1940s; fi…
painting style where paint is spontaneously splashed on canva…
pigmented liquid polymer used in painting; water-soluble but…
abstract
type of composition not referencing natural objects; reaction…
abstract expressionism
post WWII art movement developed in New York in the 1940s; fi…
23 terms
Art Terms
Gradation
Contrast
Value
Complementary Colors
When a tint or shade gradates from light-to-dark.
Black & white; pattern & stripe; light & dark; simple & compl…
On a gradation scale, black-to-gray-white and all of the shad…
On a color wheel, the colors opposite one another; for instan…
Gradation
When a tint or shade gradates from light-to-dark.
Contrast
Black & white; pattern & stripe; light & dark; simple & compl…
Art Terms
7 Elements of Art
Sculpture
Drawing
Painting
Line, Shape, Color, Texture, Form, Space, Value
A 3 dimensional form made by carving stone or wood
A picture that is created by adding lines with pencil, chalk,…
A 2 dimensional picture made with paint
7 Elements of Art
Line, Shape, Color, Texture, Form, Space, Value
Sculpture
A 3 dimensional form made by carving stone or wood
12 terms
art terms
Low intensity
neutral
complementary
high intensity
dull, muted, low contrast
grays and browns - do not have complements
colors that are opposite on the color wheel
bright, high contrast
Low intensity
dull, muted, low contrast
neutral
grays and browns - do not have complements
69 terms
Roman Art- Terms and Works of Art
Temple of Portunus
Sanctuary of Fortuna
House of the Silver Wedding
Portrait of a Man
One of the oldest temples in Rome; contains tablature, column…
Palestrina, Italy, late 2nd century BCE; Built into the side…
Pompeii; Roman Culture; architect unknown; Early Empire; c. 7…
Veristic male portrait. Marble, life-size. Musei Vaticani, Ro…
Temple of Portunus
One of the oldest temples in Rome; contains tablature, column…
Sanctuary of Fortuna
Palestrina, Italy, late 2nd century BCE; Built into the side…
art terms
Hagia Sophia
iconoclasts
iconiphiles
mihrab
"holy wisdom"
against the representation of holy family in images and paint…
in favor of the representation of holy family in images and p…
niche in the wall of a mosque, point nearest to Mecca
Hagia Sophia
"holy wisdom"
iconoclasts
against the representation of holy family in images and paint…
art terms
ABC art
Abstract
Abstract Expressionism
Accent
a 1960's art movement and style that attempts to use a minima…
art that looks as if it contains little or no recognisable or…
art that rejects true visual representation. It has few recog…
to stress, single out as important. As applied to art it is t…
ABC art
a 1960's art movement and style that attempts to use a minima…
Abstract
art that looks as if it contains little or no recognisable or…
Art Terms
Coil Method
Analogous colors?
Perspective
Pointillism/Stippling
This is the technique of building ceramic forms by ropes of c…
Colors sit next to each other on the color wheel. They tend t…
The appearance of things relative to one another as determine…
It is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots o…
Coil Method
This is the technique of building ceramic forms by ropes of c…
Analogous colors?
Colors sit next to each other on the color wheel. They tend t…
7 terms
Art Terms
Thumbnail Sketches
Composition
Landscape
Watercolors
Small sketches used to quickly generate ideas
The placement or arrangement of visual elements
In art, the depiction of natural scenery
The process of thinning paints using water.
Thumbnail Sketches
Small sketches used to quickly generate ideas
Composition
The placement or arrangement of visual elements
Art Terms
background
color
decorative arts
drawing
the part of a scene that appears most distant; what is behind…
how the eye sees light reflected off objects
high-quality objects that are both functional and decorative
a picture made with pen, pencil, charcoal, or chalk
background
the part of a scene that appears most distant; what is behind…
color
how the eye sees light reflected off objects
27 terms
Art Terms
register
frieze
bent axis approach
hierarchy of scale
band (of a vase, for example)
band (of a vase, for example)
...
greater height indicates greater importance
register
band (of a vase, for example)
frieze
band (of a vase, for example)
36 terms
Art Mid-Term exam
Element
Principle
Primary colors
Secondary colors
An element of art defined by a point moving in space. may be…
The arrangement or layout of the elements of art
Red, Yellow, Blue
Green, Purple, Orange
Element
An element of art defined by a point moving in space. may be…
Principle
The arrangement or layout of the elements of art
Art Terms
Iconography
realism
idealization
expressionism
"writing with images", study of symbols
painters sought to show life as it is rather than life as it…
Expressing extremely positive thought of self or others
art that is a result of the artists' unique inner or personal…
Iconography
"writing with images", study of symbols
realism
painters sought to show life as it is rather than life as it…
13 terms
Art Terms
Hue (Color)
Monochromatic (Kind of like gradation)
Analogous (Colors that changes into on…
Complementary Colors (Plays off well e…
Colors of the Color Wheel
Various shades of one color
2-4 colors that sit next to each other on the Color Wheel
Colors that are across from each other on the Color Wheel
Hue (Color)
Colors of the Color Wheel
Monochromatic (Kind of like gradation)
Various shades of one color
Elementary Art Terms
Horizontal Line
Vertical Line
Diagonal Line
Geometric Shape
a line that goes in a side to side direction
a line that goes in a up and down direction
a line that goes in a slanted/angled direction
shapes that are used in math and have a name such as circle,…
Horizontal Line
a line that goes in a side to side direction
Vertical Line
a line that goes in a up and down direction
21 terms
Art Terms
Baroque
Barocco
Genre Paintings
Obelisk
a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and c…
(italian word) a jewelers term for an irregularly shaped pear…
a term used to loosely categorize paintings depicting scenes…
a stone pillar, typically having a square or rectangular cros…
Baroque
a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and c…
Barocco
(italian word) a jewelers term for an irregularly shaped pear…
30 terms
Art Terms
Value
Hue
Saturation
Contrast
Darkness or lightness of a color
Color
How dull or bright a color is.
A principle of art, contrast refers to the arrangement of opp…
Value
Darkness or lightness of a color
Hue
Color
8 terms
Section 5 Art Terms
Numismatic
Satyagraha
Mahatma
Dhoti
Study of currency
Devotion to the truth AKA nonviolent resistance
Great Soul
Simple, white, toga-like drapery
Numismatic
Study of currency
Satyagraha
Devotion to the truth AKA nonviolent resistance
12 terms
art terms
Abstraction(adj)
Non-representational
Stylization(adj)
Naturalism(adj)
non-representational or non-objective
no tangible antecedent, non-objective
manner of abstraction stresses flatness, line, pattern
study of objects in the natural world
Abstraction(adj)
non-representational or non-objective
Non-representational
no tangible antecedent, non-objective
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