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1.1. PAINTING (n)

1.1.1. A picture made using paint "The walls are covered in oil paintings."

1.2. DRAWING (n)

1.2.1. The act of making a picture with a pencil or pen, or a picture made in this way "If it is a genuine Michelangelo drawing, it will sell for millions."


1.3.1. Visual communication that presents information or a product or service through a digital interface "The professor explained that digital design was graphic design made specifically to be used on computers."


1.4.1. The art and practice of designing and making buildings: "Modern / Classical / Gothic architecture"

1.5. CERAMICS (n)

1.5.1. The art of making objects by shaping pieces of clay and then baking them until they are hard. "Kato is regarded as the father of Japanese ceramics."


1.6.1. Artistic process based on the principle of transferring images from a matrix onto another surface, most often paper or fabric. "In printmaking, Chodowiecki is credited with the invention of the deliberate "remarque", a small sketch on a plate, lying outside the main image."

1.7. SCULPTURE (n)

1.7.1. The art of forming solid objects that represent a thing, person, idea, etc. out of a material such as wood, clay, metal, or stone, or an object made in this way: "Tom teaches sculpture at the local art school."


1.8.1. The activity or job of taking photographs or filming: "She's taking an evening class in photography."

1.9. MURAL (n)

1.9.1. a large picture painted directly on a wall or ceiling. "There is a lovely huge mural in the corner of the street."


2.1. LINE (n)

2.1.1. A mark with greater length than width. "Lines can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal; straight or curved; thick or thin."

2.2. SHAPE (n)

2.2.1. Closed line "Shapes can be geometric (squares and circles) or organic (free-form or natural shapes)."

2.3. FORM (n)

2.3.1. Three-dimensional shapes expressing length, width, and depth. "Balls, cylinders, boxes, and pyramids are forms."

2.4. SPACE (n)

2.4.1. The area between and around objects / Feeling or illusion of depth

2.4.2. CANVAS (n) a painting done with oil paints, or the piece of cloth it is painted on. ". "some beautiful paintings on canvas."


2.5.1. The way that objects appear smaller when they are further away and the way parallel lines appear to meet each other at a point in the distance "In 15th-century Italy, artists rediscovered the rules of perspective."

2.6. TEXTURE (n)

2.6.1. Surface quality that can be seen and felt "Textures can be rough or smooth, soft or hard."

2.7. LIGHT (n)

2.7.1. COLOURS Light reflected off of objects PRIMARY SECONDARY PIGMENT (n) a dry substance that when mixed in liquid becomes a paint, etc.

2.8. BALANCE (n)

2.8.1. How the elements relate to each other within the composition in terms of their visual weight to create visual equilibrium "There are 3 types of balance: symmetrical, asymmetrical, and radial"


3.1. to be a "con artist"

3.1.1. someone whos makes a living out of tricking people and stealing their money. "she lost all her savings to a con artist who told her she could become a superstar"

3.2. to paint something with a broad brush

3.2.1. it means to describe something in general terms without details "When we asked him about his plan, he painted his idea with a broad brush."

3.3. state of the art

3.3.1. something that reflects the highest level of development. "up to date" "The latest movies include state of the art CGI."

3.4. the big picture

3.4.1. the entire perspective of a subject "I try to focus on the big picture and not get distracted by details."

3.5. to be "no oil painting"

3.5.1. If someone is no oil painting, they are not good-looking. "She's very funny but she is no oil painting"

3.6. have/get something down to a fine art

3.6.1. Do something very well. "I've got the early morning routine down to a fine art."