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Art Vocab

Terms

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scumbling
a broken passage of opaque or translucent color skimmed or dragged across the surface in sucha way that each color is visible.
sgriffito
a method of decorating or designing a surface by scratching through a layer of one color to expose a different color underneath
RGB
red, green, blue (colors of light)
photomontage
a composition mafe by juxtaposing or overlapping many pictures
CMYK
cyon, magenta, yellow, black (printer colors)
pastel
pigments mixed with gum and water and pressed into a dried stick
.png
fireworks file (lossless, compressed file)
.psd
photoshop
resolution
pixels per inch
.pdf
adobe acrobat file
.gif
compressed graphic files (simple)
gouache
a heavy opaque watecolor paint producing a less wet appearing and more strongly colored picture than ordinary watercolor
.xcf
gimp (photos)
collage
a picture or design created by adhering flat elements to a (wallpaper, photograohs, etc.) flat surface
.jpg
compressed file type (graphic)
found object
an object, not originally intended as a work of art, that is obtained by an artist, often without being altered in any way.
.tif
uncompressed graphic file
assemblage
a three-dimensional composition made of various materials
frottage
rubbing a piece of paper on a rough surface to capture the texture

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