Art Glossary Part 2

Good Morning,

 

Happy Monday, I hope you had a wonderful weekend and enjoyed the beautiful sunshine.

It's been a busy time here at A.S.K with workshops, watercolour cream teas, and preparations for upcoming events... more on the latter at a later date.

There is still space available for the workshop Saturday 6th November, Painting A Poppy in the style of Georgia O'Keefe.

All other workshops are now full.

There are kids' workshops over half term if the kids are feeling creative.

This week's Art Blog is part 2 of an Art Glossary.

Enjoy the blog and please feel free to share.

Have a great week.

Amina & Murphy xx

 

Armature - Framework to support sculpture or model.

Camera Obscura - A darkened box with an aperture for projecting the image of a distant object on a screen.

Contour - An outline. The line separating different coloured parts of the design.

Discharge printing - Printing process whereby an entire bolt of cloth is dyed one colour and then patterns are printed on it by the use of various bleaching reagents.

Fresco - Layers of lime plaster are applied to the wall and while the final layer is still wet the artist applies colours so that when the plaster dries the painting has become part of the wall.

Lithography - A process of obtaining prints from metal or stone surface treated so that what is to be printed can be inked but the remaining area will not accept ink.

Lunette - Crescent-shaped or semi-circular space in a dome or ceiling decorated with a painting.

Notary - A person authorised to draw up contracts, etc. and perform other legal functions.

Renaissance - Revival of art and literature under the influence of classical models in the 14th to 16th centuries.

Tapestry - A thick handwoven textile fabric.

 

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