Term Definition
Imitationalist's artist who favor the realistic representation of subject matter in artworks
Formalist's Artists who place importance on how well the design is.
Emotionalism Artist who place importance on the vivid communication of ideas,feelings,and moods.
Outline one long continuous line that describes the outside edge of the object or figure.Two-dimensional.
Contour one long, continuous line that describes the inside and outside of the object or figure that is being drawn.
Cross-contour is a series of lines used to describe the form of the object or figure that is being drawn.
Gestures line drawings used to show the gesture, pose, or position of objects or figures.
Expressive lines are lines that send us messages about what the artist wants his or her work to make us feel.
Descriptive lines are lines that help us understand what we are seeing (outlines-Contour Lines-single lines-hatching).
Implied lines are lines that suggest an edge rather than clearly defining one.
Informal drawing an objective category of drawing. Informational drawings may clarify concepts and ideas that are not actually visible.
Subjective drawing A drawing where the artist’s personality or emotions is the most essential element.
Schematic drawing another type of objective drawing is the schematic or conceptual drawing.A biologist’s drawing of a molecule or a stick person, etc. subjective – a child’s drawing of a person)
Pictorial rendering another objective category of drawing. The artist draws exactly what he sees.
Line is a mark on a surface that describes a shape or outline; fused dotted lines
Texture is about the surface quality either tactile or visual;roughness or smoothness
Value light and dark in a design;contrast between black and white
Color has 3 properties and refers to specific hues
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