Essay on Art Vocabs

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Actual texture: It’s a texture which can be physically felt and the quality of the surface. It could also be a rough and grainy surface quality.
Batik: Batik is a technique of making colored designs on textile by dyeing them. They have to first applied wax to the parts to be left undyed.

Calligraphy: Calligraphy is the art of fine handwriting.
It is also the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush.
Gouache: Gouache is a technique of painting with opaque watercolors. I t also uses a opaque pigments ground in water and thickened with a glue-like substance.
Hatching: Hatching is the fine lines used in graphic arts to show shading.
It is also the process of decorating with elegant lines.
Impasto: Impasto is the application of thick layers of pigment to a canvas or other surface in painting. The technique of laying on paint or pigment thickly so that it stands out from a surface.
Jasper: Jasper is a solid cryptocrystalline range of quartz that may be red, yellow, or brown. It is often use in decorative carvings.
Kouros: Kouros is the modern term given to those representations of male youths which first appear in the Archaic period in Greece. It is an ancient
Greek statue of a nude male youth standing with the left leg forward and arms at the sides.
Lithography: Lithography is the process of printing from a flat surface on which the image to be printed is ink-receptive and the blank area ink-repellent. It is also the process of producing patterns on semiconductor crystal.
Monochromatic: Monochromatic is having tones of one color in addition to the ground hue. It also consist of radiation of a single wavelength or small range of wavelengths.

Narthex: Narthex is an entrance hall leading to the nave of a church. It is also the portico of an ancient church.

Opt Art: Opt Art is a form of abstract that gives geometric shapes and brilliant colors to create optical illusions and as of motion. It is painted in vivid colors or black-and-white to create optical illusions of movement and fool the viewer's sense of perspective.
Pixel: Pixel is small little dots are what make up the images on computer displays, whether they are flat-screen or tube monitors. It is also a form of digital art, created through the use of graphics software.
Quatrefoil: Quatrefoil is a type of decorative framework mainly used in engraving. It is also a circular design made up of four converging arcs.
Realistic Art: Realistic Art is the visual arts and literature that refers to depict subjects. They are considered to exist in third person objective reality, without trimming or explanation.
Symmetrical Balance: Symmetrical Balance is the design, the near or exact matching of left and right sides of a three-dimensional form or a two-dimensional composition. Symmetrical balance is the easiest to see in perfectly centered…