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DescriptionTerm/Technique
Technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique
Branch of art history which studies the identification, description, and the interpretation of the content of images
Long stretch of painted, sculpted or even calligraphic decoration normally above eye-level
describe a human figure standing with most of its weight on one foot so that its shoulders and arms twist off-axis from the hips and legs/Italian for 'counter pose'
Decorative paint finishes that replicate the appearance of materials such as marble, wood or stone
Decorating an object by gluing colored paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and so on/Each layer is sealed with varnishes
Created by cutting, tearing away or otherwise removing, pieces of an original image/opposite of collage/practiced by Wolf Vostell
Use of pastel or pencil to make rubbing over uneven surface/can be used as is or refined/ surrealist and 'automatic' method of creative production developed by Max Ernst
Technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions/French for 'deceive the eye'
Artistic form or medium usually created on a defined substrate that consists of three-dimensional elements projecting out of or from the substrate/typically uses found objects
White paint mixture consisting of a binder mixed with chalk, gypsum, pigment, or any combination of these/used as preparation for canvas, wood, or sculpture as a base for paint
DescriptionTerm/Technique
Type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous
Wax-based paint (composed of beeswax, resin and pigment), which is kept molten on a heated palette/applied to an absorbent surface and then reheated in order to fuse the paint
Opaque watercolor paint/allows an artist to paint in layers from dark to light/consisting of pigment, a binding agent (usually gum arabic), and sometimes added inert material
Painting w/out lines or borders/1 of 4 painting modes of Renaissance/practiced by da Vinci/means 'to tone down' or 'to evaporate like smoke'
Creation of sculpture which gives impression that the sculpted material has been raised above the background plane by cutting away stone surface
Style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, where there are violent contrasts of light and dark, and where darkness becomes a dominating feature of the imag
Creating raised relief images and designs in paper and other materials/pattern is raised against the background
Refers to the clay after the object is shaped to the desired form and fired in the kiln for the first time/unglazed, white ceramic porcelain
Creating recessed relief images and designs in paper and other materials/pattern is sunken into the surface of the material
Intaglio printmaking technique using copper or zinc plate/run thru printing press w/paper transferring ink to paper

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