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Assembling
Technique of creating a sculpture by grouping or piecing together distinct elements.
Encaustic
Painting medium when the binder is wax, which is heated to render the paints fluid
Impasto
Thick application of paint.
Brush and Ink
Can produce a broad range of effects.
Gesso
White undercoating made of inert pigment such as chalk or plaster and used as ground for paint.
Tempra
Paint in which the pigment is compounded with an aqueous, emulsified vehicle such as egg yolk.
Mold
A casting containing a shaped void in which liquid metal, clay, or other material may be cast.
Edition
Total number of prints made from a given plate or block.
Aperture
hole in a camera
Conceptual Art
Holds the belief that the essence of art resides in a motivating idea, and that any physical realization or recording of this idea is secondary.
Acrylic
Synthetic plastic resin used as a binder for artists' paints.
Screenprinting
Printmaking method in which the image is transferred to paper by forcing ink through a fine mesh in which the areas not meant to print have been blocked.
Fresco
Painting medium in which colors are applied to a plaster ground.
Etching
Intaglio printmaking method in which the design is bitten into the printing plate with acid.
Site-Specific
Art that was concieved for display in a particular place.
Registration
Precise alignment of impressions made by two or more printing blocks or plates on the same sheet of paper.
Shutter
shuts on a camera
Cantilever
Horizontal structural element supported at one end only, with the other end projecting into space.

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