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To glue or to paste.
Coller
To become deeply aware through the sense of a special nature of a visual object.
Perceive
Artists how are self taught and therefore have had little or no formal schooling in artistic methods.
Folk Artists
Creative individuals who use imagionations and skill to communicate in visual form.
Artists
The technique of dripping and splashing paint onto a canvas stretched to a floor,
Action Painting
Something that stands for, or represents something else.
Symbol
Basic visual symbol in the language of art.
Elements of Art
The rules that govern how artists organize the elements of art.
Principles of Art
The image viewers can easily identify in a work of art.
Subject
Art that has no recognizable subject matter.
Nonobjective Art
The way the principles of art are used to organize the elements of art.
Composition
The message the work communicates.
Content
A list of important facts about a work of art.
Credit Line
A credit line includes:
The name of the artists
Title of the work
Year the work was created
Medium used by the artist
Size of the work
Location the work was and is
Any material used to create art.
Medium
The technique of capturing optical images on light-sensitive surfaces.
Photography
The use of light and dark values to create the illusion of form.
Shading
Types of Shading:
Hatching, Crosshatching, Blending, Stippling
Finely ground colored powders.
Pigments
A material used to hold together the grains of pigments.
Binder
A liquid that controls the thickness or thinness of the paint.
Solvent
Proccess in which an artist repeatedly transfers an origional image from one prepared surface to another.
Printmaking
The impression created on a surface by the printing plate.
Print
A copy of a work of art.
Reproduction
All the prints made from the same plate, or set of plates.
Edition
when the artist cuts away the sections of a surface not meant to hold ink.
Relief Print
process when ink has been cut into lines that have been cut or etched on a hard surface.
Intalgio
the image to be printed is drawn on a limestone, zinc, or aluminum.
Lithography
3d work of art.
Sculpture
A system that processes words and images directly as numbers and digits.
Digital System
An element of art that is the path of a moving pint through space.
Line
The amount of space an object takes up in one direction.
Dimension
A line that shows or creates the outer edges of a shape.
Outline
A series of points that the veiwer's eyes automatically connect.
Implied Lines
The elements of art that describes the darkness or lightness of an object.
Value
A line that defines the edges and surface ridge of an object.
Contour Lines
A 2D area that is defined in some way.
Shape
Objects having 3 Dimensions
Forms
Images with 3 Dimensions created with a laser beam.
Holograms
A graphic system that creates the illusion of depth and volume on a 2D surface.
Perspective
The name of a color in the color spectrum.
Hue
A light value of a hue.
Tint
A dark value of a hue.
Shade
An element of art that is derived from reflective light.
Color
Colors that sit side by side on the color wheel and have a common hue.
Analagous Colors
A surface that reflects a soft, dull light.
Matte Surface
A method of producing textures by placing paper over objects that have raised surfaces and rubbing the paper with graphite, wax, or crayon.
Frottage
The technique of scratching into wet paint with a variety of tools to create texture.
Grattage
Lost wax.
Cire Perdue