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DescriptionTerm/Technique
Fast-drying paint containing pigment suspension in acrylic polymer emulsion/water-soluble, but become water-resistant when dry
Layers of hatching applied at different angles to create different textures and darker tones
Technique of mural painting upon freshly-laid or wet lime plaster/water is vehicle for pigment to merge w/plaster/painting becomes part of wall when plaster sets
Art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials (known as tesserae)
Painting method where paints are made of pigments suspended in water-soluble vehicle/usually transparent/appear luminous b/c pigments are laid down in relatively pure form
Slow-drying paint/particles of pigment suspended in drying oil, commonly linseed/viscosity modified by addition of turpentine or white spirit/varnish increases glossiness
Method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and water/printing is from a stone (limestone) or a metal plate with a smooth surface
Composite material made of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes w/textiles, bound w/adhesive/paper strips glued together/French for 'chewed paper'
Piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface
Use of strong contrasts between light and dark/Italian for light-dark/Caravaggio was a master
Technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image
DescriptionTerm/Technique
Technique used to create tonal or shading effects by drawing (or painting or scribing) closely spaced parallel lines
Thin layer that variously forms on the surface of stone/makes copper turn green/can be on other metals (by oxidation) or wooden furniture by age, wear, or polishing
Medium in the form of a stick, consisting of pure powdered pigment and a binder/binder is of a neutral hue and low saturation
Practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it
Artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole
Projecting image with a shallow overall depth/used on coins, Ishtar Gate,& Hindu-Buddhist arts/'low relief'
Process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (relief) in the metal
Permanent, fast-drying painting medium consisting of colored pigment mixed with a water-soluble binder medium (usually a glutinous material such as egg yolk)
Kinetic sculpture constructed to take advantage of the principle of equilibrium/onsists of a number of rods, from which weighted objects or further rods hang
Painting technique where paint is laid on an area of the surface (or the entire canvas) very thickly, usually thickly enough that the brush or painting-knife strokes are visible

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