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Art Vocabulary

  1. 2. The lightness or darkness of a color. In painting, a color plus gray.
  2. 3. The range of colors used by an artist in making a work of art;
  3. 6. A picture representing a person
  4. 8. Acronym for Museum of Contemporary Art
  5. 10. Having a single color. A work of art rendered in only one color.
  6. 13. In art, a technique used to depict volumes and spatial relationships on a flat surface, as in a painted scene that appears to extend into the distance.
  7. 15. In painting a color plus white.
  8. 16. Representing a form or figure in art that retains clear ties to the real world.
  9. 17. The area of an artwork that appears farthest away from the viewer; also, the area against which a figure or scene is placed.
  10. 20. A paint made with a water base; a work of art made with this paint.
  11. 22. The shape or structure of an object.
  12. 23. A type of paint that is water based, not oil based.
  13. 25. A 3D work of art
  14. 27. A form, sign, or emblem that represents something else, such as an idea or emotion.
  15. 28. An artist's device for spraying paint by means of compressed air.
  16. 29. A particular gradation of color; a shade or tint.
  1. 1. A soft and delicate shade of a color; a type of crayon
  2. 3. A substance, usually finely powdered color that mixed with oil, water, or another fluid, it becomes paint.
  3. 4. Cotton or linen woven cloth used as a surface for painting.
  4. 5. A term generally used to describe art that is not representational or based on external reality or nature.
  5. 7. Emphasizing ideas rather than objects.
  6. 9. Colors located opposite one another on the color wheel.
  7. 11. A large painting applied to a wall or ceiling, especially in a public space.
  8. 12. An image that has natural scenery as its primary focus.
  9. 14. An object, outline, or shape having sharp corners, or angles.
  10. 16. The area of an image—usually a photograph, drawing, or painting—that appears closest to the viewer.
  11. 18. Acronym for Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  12. 19. Objects, such as pots and vases, made of clay hardened by heat
  13. 21. An image with urban scenery as its primary focus
  14. 24. The materials used to create a work of art, and the categorization of art based on the materials
  15. 25. In painting, a color plus black.
  16. 26. To prepare a surface for painting by covering it with primer, or an undercoat.