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Technique

Tempera
Texture

Trompe l'oeil

Technique
The manner in which an artist uses the technical skills of a particular art form.

Tempera
A paint made of dry pigments, or colors, which are mixed with a binding material.  In a painting method which was popular before the invention of oil painting, the pigments were mixed with an emulsion of egg yolk or egg white rather than oil.

Texture
The element of art that refers to the way things feel, or look as if they might feel if touched.

Trompe l'oeil
A painting technique designed to fool the viewer's eye by creating a very realistic illusion of three-dimensional qualities on a flat surface.

 

 

 

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