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dictionary of terms in art

dictionary of terms in art

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Published by W. Glaisher in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and illustrated by F. W. Fairholt.
    ContributionsFairholt, F. W. 1814-1866.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 474 p. :
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16877095M

    Glossary of Art Terms, K-5 Abstract A style of art that is not realistic. Unusual lines, colors, and shapes make the subject look unrealistic. It is often characterized by the use of geometric lines and shapes and bold, bright colors. A book or pad of paper used for drawing and keeping sketches Slab A method of making pottery in which a. Glossary of Binding Terms From the Preservation Department of the University of Florida, Gainesville. This glossary of binding terms is designed to aid binding staff in making decisions on leaf attachment specifications to ensure appropriate choice of binding styles as well as interpreting and enhancing communication with the Commercial Bindery.

    PAINTING CONSERVATION GLOSSARY OF TERMS. abrasion: A paint loss caused by excess friction during improper varnish removal or a varnish loss caused by friction.. acrylic: A family of synthetic resins made by polymerizing esters of acrylic acids.. alkyd: A synthetic resin which is the condensation product of a polybasic acid such as phthalic, a polyhydric alcohol such as glycerin and an oil. See: Art Photography Glossary. Canvas board A heavy cardboard with a cotton or linen canvas glued to one side, with the edges folded over to the back. The face is primed in the same manner as an Academy board. Carnation An obsolete term which described the rosy pink, flesh colour of a female portrait.

    An accumulation of extraneous matter on the surface of the painting that alters the original design, i.e. dirt, dust, grime, etc. Visible stress as a result of adverse environment conditions, mechanical or other causes that have developed over an extended period of time. The cracks are through all the layers of a painting beginning with the. Collection definition, the act of collecting. See more.


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The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and useful A-Z, covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials, techniques, and important styles and periods.

In this new edition, the text has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field. Edward Lucie-Smith is well-known as a poet, novelist, biographer, broadcaster, and critic, and he is the author of numerous books, among them The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, Furniture: A Concise History, Movements in Art SinceSymbolist Art, and Sexuality in Western Art (all in the World of Art series).Cited by:   The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and useful A-Z covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fairholt, F.W. (Frederick William), Dictionary of terms in art. Detroit, Gale. A term used to indicate a book was once in a public library. They are usually identified with one or more markings of the library such as stampings, card pockets, cataloging numbers, etc.

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A term generally used to describe art that is not representational or based on external reality or nature.

Descriptive of art that employs more than one medium – e.g., a work that combines paint, natural materials (wood, pebbles, bones), and man made items (glass, plastic, metals) into a single image or piece of art. MOBILE/STABILE. Terms coined to describe work created by Alexander Calder.

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Originally the study of beautiful things. But currently aesthetics refers to the study or understanding of anything that is visually pleasing or "works" within the boundaries of the principles of art. Analogous colors: Colors next to each other on the color wheel.

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Harvey and Dylan of the terminology in English is under dispute, so this page will list and describe the most common terms used in comics. Art terms and their definitions, from the book on freehand drawing for teachers and students.

This is a free online art book. The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the art of the Western world. It provides a careful balance of fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from classical times to the present.

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fairholt, F.W. (Frederick William), Dictionary of terms in art. London, Strahan & Co. Common term for the covers of a hardbound book. The term 'boards' refers to the thick cardboard under the paper or cloth covering on the outside of the book.

The cardbaord manufactured and used for that specific purpose is called binder's board. There are entries on schools, styles, and periods, but the chief emphasis of the book is on the materials and methods of the artist.

Materials are defined in terms of compositions, source, use, and characteristic properties; processes and techniques are defined in terms of their practical application and results/5(6). Brush up on your visual arts terms and definitions with this glossary.

For Primary Teachers: Build a Word Wall. abstract: artwork where objects have been changed or modified so they no longer look realistic. An abstract work of art does, however, use a recognizable object or thing as its reference or origin.

Detail of the Painting ” Happiness. Boasting well over 6, contributors from 12 countries, the Dictionary offers its readers authoritative and comprehensive global coverage. A resource for both art and cultural studies, the Dictionary serves as a unique guide to all the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, drawing, printmaking, as well as the decorative arts.

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