a coloring material made from various organic or chemical substances. mixed with a binder
a substance in paints that causes particles of pigment to adhere to one another and to a supporter
dry media is mediums we use that are obviously not wet.
a drawing technique in which the drawing medium is a fine metal wire
Charcoal is used in art for drawing, making rough sketches in painting and is one of the possible media for making a parsemage
a drawing medium consisting of sticks of powdered pigment and a relativley weak binder
The conté crayon is an especially hard pencil, made of an admixture of graphite and clay that can be varied for different degrees of hardness. It is usually made in black, red, or brown and is used as a drawing medium in any combination of these colours.
wet media. ink, paint, etc
the materialfrom which the art is made of
the surface on which a work of two dimensional art is made
a prepator coating of paint usually white but sometimes clolored applied to a support for a painting or drawing
a preli,onary coating applied to a painting support to improve adhesion of paints or to create special effects
a painting medium in which colors are applied to a plaster ground, usual on a wall or a ceiling
a full-scale preparatory drawing for a fresco or mural
paint in which the pigment is compounded with an aquerous, emulsified wehicle such as an egg yolk
a brilliant white undercoating made of inert pigment such as chalk or plaster and used as grounded paint especially for tempera
pigment mixed with oil
in oil painting, a thin, translucent layer of color generally applied over another color
a painting executed entirely in gray-scale values, often as a foundation for colored glazes
from the italian word for paste, a thick layer of paint
the art of applying one or more colors of paint on the walls in broken layers.
a painting medium in which the binder is gum arabic
A method of painting with opaque watercolors mixed with a preparation of gum.
a synthetic plastic resin used as a binder for artists paints
the practice of pasting shape cuts from such real world sources
is an image created by a printmaking process where protruding surface faces of the matrix (printing plate or block) are inked; recessed areas are ink free.
a relief printmaking methid in which a block of wood is carved so as to leave the image areas raised from the background
printmaking techniques in which the lines or areas that will take the ink are incised into the printing plate, rather than raised above it
an intaglio printmaking method in which the design is bitten into the printing plate with acid
an intaglio printmaking technique similar to engraving which the design is scratched directly into the metal plate with a sharp, pointed tool that is held like a pen
an intaglio printmaking technique in which the printing plate is first roughened with a special tool called a rocker, which creates a fine pattern of burrs
an intaglio printmaking method in which areas pf tone are created by dustingresin particles on a plate and then allowing the acid to bite arpund the particles
an intaglio printmaking technique method in which lines are vut into a metal plate using a sharp tool called a burin, which creates a clean, v-shaped channel
is a method for printing using a stone (lithographic limestone) or a metal plate with a completely smooth surface.
a printmaking methos in which the image is transferred to paper but forcing ink through a fine mesh in which the areas not meant to print have been blocked
the first practical photographic process. invented by jacques louis mande daguerre, it produced a single premanent image directly on a prepared copper plate
a broad category of motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality.
the name given to a photographic movement in vogue from around 1885 following the widespread introduction of the dry-plate process
The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature—poetry, art manifestoes, art theory—theatre, and graphic design, and concentrated its anti-war politics through a rejection of the prevailing standards in art through anti-art cultural works. Its purpose was to ridicule what its participants considered to be the meaninglessness of the modern world
an optical device that projects an image of its surroundings on a screen
Sculptural form produced by combining or building up material from a core or armature. Modeling in clay and welding steel are additive processes
in sculpture manipulatinf a plastic material such as clay or wax to create a form
the technique of creating a sculpture by grouping or piecing together distinct elements
the process of making a sculptiure or some other object bu pouring a liquid into a mold
in sculpture, a subtractive technique in which a mass of material such as stone or wood is shaped bu cutting and/or abrasion
a casting containing a shaped void in which liquid metal, clay, or other material may be cast
anything that projects from a background
figures project substantially from the backgroud, often by half their full depth
also called bas-relief, the figures project minimally., as on a coin
a pose that suggests the potential for movement, and thus life, in a standing human figure, creates a subtle s-curve
artwork created to exist in a certain place
an art form in which an entire room or similar space is treated as a work of art to be entered and experienced
gary simmons, boom, 1996
albrecht durer, four horsemen of the apocalypse, 1497-98