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1 Drawing and Painting Vocabulary List 1)Abstract Art- a style of art that shows its subject matter in simplified shapes and colors 2)Acrylic type of synthetic resin used in making paint 3)Airbrush - Tool which atomizes a liquid medium and propels it onto a surface. 4) Analogous Colors related colors colors side by side on the color wheel. 5)Angle Finder tool use when sighting 6)Art History the study of the visual records of what has happened in the world through out time 7)Artist a person who uses imagination and skill to communicate ideas in visual form 8)Art Medium a material used to create a work of art 9)Art Movement a trend formed when a group of artists band together 10) Assymmetrical one side of composition appears different than the other side but feels equal. 11)Balance- A feeling of equality in weight or attention 12)Binocular Vision the use of both eyes 13) Caricature representation of a person generally with exaggerated features 14)Canvas Panel a board with canvas stretched across it used as a painting surface 15) Close, Chuck American Artist who paints huge faces. 16)Color- when a substance (like paint) reflects light at a particular wavelength 17)Color Adjustment Tool part of the airbrush used to increase or decrease the spray 18)Color Theory the general rules that center around the use of color 19)Color Wheel shows the relationship between colors and is a way of demonstrating the three primary color system in color theory 20)Complementary Colors two colors which are directly opposite each other on the color wheel

2 21)Composition- organizing the principles and element of art into a given area to produce on effective design. 22)Compressor air source used to provide the airbrush with air 23)Cool Colors the hues on one side of the color wheel which contain blues and greens and reflect a cool feeling 24) da Vinci, Leonardo Renaissance painter and inventor 25) Durer, Albrecht German Renaissance artist famous for different styles of portraits 26)Emphasis-making an area in your composition become the center of interest, area that dominates attention or that stands out to viewer. 27) Flat Spray In airbrush, a spray that is applied evenly and uniformly across a surface. 28)Format the particular shape of a drawing or painting surface rectangle, circular, triangular, etc 29)Free Spray a method of using the airbrush to shape or draw without the use of a masking material 30)Frisket - a vinyl film with a fine adhesive on one side used for masking in airbrush 31) Geometric Shapes shapes with straight edges 32)Gradated Spray the application of color in airbrush painting which changes gradually from dark to light either fading into the white of the board or blending into another color 33)Graphite a soft black carbon used in pencils and drawing 34)Grid Evenly spaced lines, running horizontally and vertically at right angles, that divide a drawing or painting into small squares or rectangles. Often used to enlarge a drawing or to aid in seeing spatial relationships 35) Halation thin line of contrasting color. 36)Hand Held Masking something held in front of the spray area to block paint 37)Hard edge technique refers to a style of art in which the artist uses crisp, clean edges and applies values or colors so that they are even and flat but create depth in the area 38)Highlight one of the spots or areas on an object that reflect the most light

3 39)Hue designates the common name of a color and indicates its position on the color wheel 40)Illustration Board an all purpose board used as a surface for acrylics and airbrush 41) Impasto the thick application of pigment to a canvas or panel. 42)Intensity the saturation or strength of a color - the strength, brightness, or purity of a color. High intensity or saturation is very bright. 43)Intermediate or Tertiary Colors - The colors you get when a primary and a secondary color are mixed 44) Johns, Jasper American artist who painted in the 1960 s using familiar subjects & symbols 45) juxtaposition- placed side by side 46)L-Mode A state of information processing characterized as linear, verbal, analytic, and logical. 47)Liquid Masking commercially-prepared stenciling solutions similar in consistency to rubber cement and applied with a paintbrush to block out areas 48) Masking A means to block out predetermined areas of the painting surface and expose only selected areas 49) Max, Peter an artist of the 1960 s whose psychedelic art symbolized that era. 50)Mirror imaging something that reflects a true likeness in a repeated pattern. 51) Modeling gradation of light and dark. 52) Mona Lisa famous portrait by Leonardo da Vinci. 53)Movement- method of moving the viewers eye through your composition 54)Mural applied to and made a part of a wall surface 55)Negative space the area around shapes often referred to as the background 56)Neutralized Color a color which has been grayed or reduced in its intensity by mixture with a neutral or a complementary color 57)Neutrals tones which do not reflect any single wavelength of light. Neutrals create only effects of darkness or lightness as in black, white, or gray.

4 58)Non-objective an approach to art in which the visual signs are entirely imaginative and do not derive from anything ever seen by the artist 59) Opaque not transmitting light, solid or dark 60) Optical Illusion something that deceives or produces a false or misleading impression of reality 61) Organic shape curved or rounded shape. 62)Over Spray - Paint falling outside the main body of the spray pattern. 63)Painting- art of representation, decoration, and creating beauty with paint. 64)Picture plane the actual flat surface on which the artist works 65)Plasticity an illusion on a two-dimensional surface created by the use of color 66)Pop Art a twentieth century style of art that centers around popular things in the culture 67)Portfolio a carefully selected collection of art work kept by students and professional artists 68)Portrait - a pictorial representation of a persons face 69)Portraiture the art of making portraits 70) Positive space occupied space ( the figure or object) 71)Pre-drawing a drawing to provide a before record of your drawing ability. 72) Proportion the size of one body part compared to another. 73)Primary Colors the three colors in the spectrum which cannot be produced by a mixture of pigments. Red, Yellow, Blue 74)R-Mode A state of information processing characterized as simultaneous, holistic, spatial, and relational. 75)Remask to reapply frisket over area already sprayed 76) Renaissance - A period of time (about 1400 to 1600) following the middle ages that featured an emphasis on human beings, science, and philosophy.

5 77)Right Brain Theory by gaining access to the part of your mind that works in a style conducive to creative, intuitive thought, you will learn a fundamental skill of the visual arts: how to put down on paper what you see in front of your eyes 78)Secondary Colors mixing two primary colors together produces this color 79)Self Portrait a pictorial representation of your own face 80)Shading - Applying value to a surface in drawing and painting to produce a feeling of depth. 81)Shade taking light away from the color by adding black 82)Sighting In drawing, measuring relative sizes by means of constant measure (the pencil held at arm s length is the most usual measuring device); determining relative points in a drawing the location of one part relative to some other part. 83)Simultaneous contrast the direct contact between two colors tends to reduce the similarities and intensify the differences of the colors 84)Spray Pattern - Circular area that develops as paint leaves the airbrush 85) Stella, Frank American abstract artist noted for his geometric patterns 86)Subject Matter - The idea the artists wants to communicate 87)Symbol system a set of symbols that are consistently used together to form an image. 88) Symmetrical the same on both sides 89) Tactile related to the sense of touch, texture, or feel of something 90) Technique method of style used 91)Theme the subject that an artwork centers around 92) Thiebaud, Wayne American Pop Artist famous for his paintings of food. 93)Tint lightening the color with white 94)Tone adding a middle value to color 95)Upside Down Exercise repositioning a picture in an effort to shut off symbol system and shift from L-mode to R-mode.

6 96)Value the characteristic of a color in terms of lightness and darkness 97)Vase/ Face Exercise- a perceptual-illusion drawing designed to shift from L-mode to R-mode. 98)View Finder a device or tool used to focus on one area of a scene much like a camera 99)Warm colors the hues on one side of the color wheel which contain reds and yellows and reflect a warm feeling 100)x-acto knife tool used to cut masking

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