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Painterly
Parable
Pastel
Perspective
Photo-Realism

Pigment
Plane
Pop Art
Porcelain
Portrait

Post-Impressionism
Primary colors
Principals of art
Proportion

Painterly
A painting technique in which forms are created with patches of color rather than with hard, precise edges.

Parable
A story that contains a symbolic message

Pastel
Pigments mixed with gum and pressed into a stick form for use as chalky crayons.  Works of art done with such pigments are referred to as pastels.

Perspective
A method for representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface

Photo-Realism
An art movement of the late twentieth century in which the style is so realistic it looks photographic.

Pigment
Finely ground powder that gives every paint its color.

Plane
A surface

Pop Art
An art style that had its origins in England in the 1950s and made its way to the United States during the 1960s featuring images of the popular culture such as comic strips, magazine ads, and supermarket products.

Porcelain
A fine-grained, high-quality form of china made primarily form a white clay known as kaolin.

Portrait
The image of a person, especially of the face.  It can be made of any sculptural material of any two-dimensional medium.

Post-Impressionism
A French art movement that immediately followed Impressionism.  The artist involved showed a greater.

Primary colors
The basic colors of red, yellow, and blue, from which it is possible to mix all the other colors of the spectrum.

Principals of art
Refers to the different ways that the elements of art can be used in a world of art.  The principles of art consist of balance, emphasis, harmony, variety, gradation, movement, rhythm, and proportion.

Proportion
the principle of art concerned with the relationship of certain elements to the whole and to each other.  Proportion may also refer to size relationships.

 

 

 

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