Glossary of Painting & Sculpture Terms → Contents
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Abhaya mudra, Ablution-hall, Abraum, Absolute height, Absorbency, Absorbent, Absorbent ground, Absorption, Abstract art, Abstract expressionism, Abstract trought complex, Abstraction, Abstractionism, Abstractionist, Absurdity, Academic, Academic painting, Academician, Academicism, Academie des Beaux-Arts, Academy, Academy blue, Academy board, Academy figure, Acanthus, Accelerated test, Accelerator, Accumulation, Acetone, Acetyline black, Achromatic colours, Acid bath, Acid resistant, Acid resistence, Acidity, Acids, Acrolith, Acrylic colours, Acrylic emulsion, Acrylic picture varnish, Acrylic resins, Action painting, Additive colour, Additive process, Adherence, Adhesive tape, Adhesiveness, Adhesives, Adjustable, Adorable, Adoration, Adore, Adorer, Adsorption, Adulterant, Advancing and retreating colours, Advertising, Adze, Aegean art, Aegean painting, Aerial perspective, Aerography, Aerugo, Aesthetics, African art, Afro-American art, Agate, Age of misfortune, Agglutinant, Aging of clay, Airbrush, Ajanta frescos, Alabaster, Albumen, Alcohol, Alcohol colours, Alexandrian art, Alexandrian blue, Alizarian brown, Alkali, Alkalinity, Alla prima, Allotropy, Alloy, Almond gum, Altamira cave paintings, Altarpiece, Alto-rilievo(High relief), Aluminium compounds, Aluminium paint, Amaravati style, Ambalama(Resting place), Amber, Ambulatory, American scene painting, Ammonia, Amorino, Amorphous, Amphora, Anaglyph, Analysis, Analytical cubism, Anamorphosis, Anastatic printing, Anatomy, Ancona, Andhra models, Andhra prototype, Angular perspective, Anhydrous, Aniline colours, Animal black, Ankle, Anklet, Annatto, Anneal, Antechamber, Antelope skin, Antependium, Antetragus, Anthologist, Anthology, Anthology of essays, Anti-art, Anti-cerne, Antidissident, Antimony colours, Antimony vermilion, Antiquarianism, Antique, Antoxident, Antwerp blue, Antwerp mannerists, Anvil, Application, Applied arts, Applique, Apsara figure, Apsidal, Aqua tint, Aquarelle, Aqueous paint, Arabesque, Arc welding, Arch, Archaeology, Archaic, Archaism, Architect, Architectonic, Architectural, Architectural design, Architectural drawing, Architectural setting, Architecture, Archives, Archives, National, Archives,Film, Area, Arm-line, Arm-pit, Armature, Armenian blue, Armpit line, Arricciato, Art, Art brut(Raw art), Art centre, Art circle, Art club, Art dealer, Art director, Art exhibition, Art for art's sake, Art front, Art gallery, Art historian, Art idiom, Art institute, Art nouveau, Art rupestre, Art, Modern, Art,Child, Artidel disegno, Artist, Artist's hand book, Artiste, Artistic, Artistic evolution, Artistic skill, Artists' commune, Arts and crafts, Arty, Aryan stock, Asanaghara, Asbestos, Asbestos board, Ascetic figure, Ashcan School, Ashirvada mudra

B

Babylonian art, Back-painting, Background, Badger blender, Baked enamel, Balance, Balcony, Baldachin(Baldequin), Bali art, Ball clay, Ball point pen, Balsam, Baluster, Balustrade, Bambino, Bamboo, Bamboo brush, Bamboo pen, Banana oil, Band, Banderole, Banding wheel, Banner, Barbizon School, Barium sulphate, Barium yellow, Baroque, Baroque architecture, Bas-relief (Low relief), Basalt, Base, Basement, Basilica, Bassetaille, Basso rilievo (Low relief), Bat, Bath maidens, Batik design, Bauhaus, The, Bead moulding, Bead necless, Beak moulding, Beautician, Beauty parlour, Beaux- Arts, Ecole des, Bedstead, Bees' wax, Belfry, Belgian black, Belly, Belly-band, Bent chisel, Bent gouge, Bentonite, Benzene, Benzol, Berlin blue, Bhairavas, Bhumisparsha mudra, Biedermeierstil, Binder, Biography, Biomorphic art, Biomorphic form, Birch, Bird's eye view, Biscuit, Bistre, Biting, Bitumen, Black, Black dye, Black-pigments, Bladder, Blanket, Blaue reiter Der, Blauen vier Die, Bleaching, Blender, Blending, Blind spot, Blister, Block book, Block out, Block scraper, Block-printing, Blond painting, Bloom, Blot drawing, Blotting paper, Blow-up, Blue Black, Blue pigment, Blue red, Blue sapphire, Blush, Board, Boast, Boaster, Bodegon, Bodhi-ghara, Bodhisatva image, Bodice, Bodied linseed oil, Body, Body colour, Body measurement, Bolster, Bolt post, Bolus ground, Bond paper, Bondieuserie, Bone ash, Border motif ( Arimbuwa), Boredom, Boring, Borobudur, Bottega, Boucharde, Bowl, Box wood, Bozzetto(Maquette), Bracelet, Brahmanical sculpture, Brass, Brayer, Brazen, Brazing, Breast -band, Breast -line, Brick, Brick laying, Bridge, Bright, Brilliant, Bristol board, British painting, Brittle, Broad manner, Broken colour, Bronze, Bronze blue, Bronze casting, Bronze sculpture, Brown pigments, Brucke, Die, Brunswick black, Brunswick green, Brush, Brush Cleaner, Brush drawing, Brush marks, Brush, Bristle, Brush, Hair, Brush, Quill, Brush, Red Sable, Brush,Acrylic, Brushwork, Bubble shaped, Buckling, Buddha , Sedentary, Buddha , Standing, Buddha figure, Buddha image, Buddha shrine, Buddha statue, Buddha, Reclining, Buddha, Recumbent, Buddhist art, Buddhist frescos, Bungalow, Bureau of Standards, Burin, Burin engraving, Burmese art, Burnisher, Burnt gypsum, Burr, Bush hammer, Bushman painting, Bust, Byzantine painting

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Cabinet picture, Cadmium colours, Cadmium green, Cadmium red, Cadmium yellow, Caeruleum, Calcimine, Calcine, Calcutta Art School, Caledonian brown, Calfskin glue, Calipers, Calligraphic, Calligraphic symbolism, Calligraphy, Camaieu, Camden Town group, Camel hair, Camera lucida, Camera obscura, Canada balsam, Canadian art, Canaletta(Canalete), Canvas, Canvas board, Canvas carrier, Canvas pin, Canvas sizes, Standard, Cappagh brown, Capriccio, Capricious nature, Carbon black, Carbon pencil, Carbon pigments, Carborundum, Card-board, Caricature, Caricaturist, Carnauba wax, Carolingian art, Carpenter's pencil, Cartellino, Cartography, Cartoon, Cartoonist, Cartouche, Cartridge paper, Carve, Carving, Caryatid, Casein Colours, Casein paints, Cassone, Cassone painting, Cast, Cast shadow, Cast stone, Casting, Casting plaster, Castor oil, Catalyst, Catenary, Caustic soda, Cave, Cave art, Cavity, Cavo-rilievo(Hollow relief), Celestial blue, Celestial creeper, Celestial musician, Cell, Cellar, Cellar, Inner, Cellar, Outer, Cellophane, Cellular boards, Celluloid, Cellulosic coating, Celtic art, Cement, Cenotaph, Center, Central heating, Centrifugal casting, Ceramic colours, Ceramics, Ceramicware, Ceremonial, Cerography, Ceylon Society of Arts, The, Chalk, Chalking, Chamara bearer, Chapel, Charcoal, Charge'd affaires, Chart, Chassis, Chemical, Chemical reaction, Chemigraphy, Cherry gum, Cherrywood, Chetiyaghara, Chiaroscuro, Chiaroscuro woodcut, Chieftain, Child art, Children's art, China clay, China stone, Chinese blue, Chinese lacquer, Chinese painting, Chipboard, Chisel, Chisel brush, Chola architecture, Chromatic colours, Chromatic pigments, Chromaticity, Chrome green, Chrome orange, Chrome red, Chrome yellow, Cinnabar, Cinquecento, Circle, Circular, Circumference, Cire perdue, Cissing, Clasped hands, Classical, Classical period, Classical revival, Classicism, Claw chisel, Clay, Clay body, Clay pigments, Cleavage, Clepsydra, Cliche-Verre, Cloison, Coach screws, Coach varnish, Coal-tar colours, Coat, Coated paper, Coating, Cobalt black, Cobalt blue, Cobalt green, Cobalt violet, Cobalt yellow, Cobra, Cobra pattern, Codex, Coeffcient of expansion, Coiled, Coiling, Coke black, Cold chisel, Cold colours, Collage, Collagraph, Colloid, Collyrium, Cologne spirits, Cologne, School of, Colophony, Colossal, Colour, Colour absorption, Colour association, Colour blind, Colour chart, Colour circle, Colour design, Colour effect, Colour etching, Colour fastness, Colour guide, Colour harmony, Colour lithography, Colour maker, Colour notation, Colour oxides, Colour plate, Colour print, Colour properties, Colour reproduction, Colour scheme, Colour sense, Colour separation, Colour sketch, Colour stability, Colour transparency, Colour tube

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Dabber, Dacadent art, Dado, Dagaba(Dagoba), Dagger striper, Damar resin, Damascene, Damp, Dance of Death, Danube school, Dark blue, Darkening, Daub, Davy's gray, De stijl, De-air, Dead colour, Decadence, Decadent period, Decal, Decalcomania, Decant, Decay, Decolorization, Decomposition, Decor, Decoration, Decorative, Decorative art, Decorative motif, Decorum, Deep colour, Deep relief(High relief), Deepen, Defect, Defect of limb, Defection, Deflocculate, Deformation, Degraded colour, Deity, Delicate, Delineate, Demi-relief(Mezzo-relievo), Demolition, Demonstration of Perspective, Density, Dentil, Depersonalization, Depiction, Deposit, Depth, Derby red, Descriptive, Design, Design Bamboo leaf, Design Bamboo leaf-creeper, Design Bamboo leaf-flower, Design Bamboo mesh, Design Bherunda, Design Border-leaf, Design Chain, Design Comb, Design Conventional lion, Design Creeper, Design Edge, Design Elements, Design Elephant, Design Elephant duel, Design Five-plaited rope, Design Four swan, Design Gajasinha, Design Grid, Design Ladle rack, Design Leaf, Design Lid, Design Lion, Design Lotus, Design Lotus petal, Design Maiden-elephant, Design Muthu Mala, Design Pahade, Design Petal, Design Pillar head, Design Pillar square, Design Pine flower, Design Pot(design with five women interlocked), Design Rhombo-triangle, Design Rhombus, Design Rope, Design Rope-knot, Design Single rope, Design Spot, Design Square, Design Swan, Design Tendril, Design Tetra-rhombus, Design Three-swan, Design Tongue, Design Two-plaited rope, Design Two-swan, Design Urn, Design Wave, Designer, Devale, Devatas, Development, Deviation, Devonshire clay, Devotees, Devotional attitude, Dextrin, Dextrose, Dhamma chakka, Dhoti, Dhvani, Dhyana mudra, Diaglyph, Diagonal, Diagram, Diameter, Diamond band, Diamond black, Diaper, Diatomaceous earth, Dichromatism, Die board, Diffraction colour, Diluent, Dilute, Dimension, Diminish, Dining room, Diorama, Diptych, Direct carving, Direct metal sculpture, Direct painting, Discrimination, Discus, Disegno, Disegno interno, Disfigure, Disorganized, Dispersion, Dissent, Dissenters, Dissident artists, Dissident movement, Distemper, Distillation, Distortion, Distribution, Dividers, Divisionism, Doelenstuk(solutter), Dolmen, Dolomite, Dolomite figure, Dome, Dominant colour, Door jamb, Door leaf, Door panel, Door post, Dorana oil, Dossal, Dotted manner, Dotted print, Double band, Dove cot ; Dove cote, Drafting, Draftsman, Dragon, Drapery man, Dravidian art, Draw-outs, Drawing, Drawing board, Drawing frame, Drawing paper, Drawing pen, Drawing pin, Drawing table, Dreamy, Dresden picture gallery, Drier, Drill, Drip ledge, Drip method, Drollery, Dry colour, Dry effect, Dry mounting, Dry-brush painting, Dryad, Drying oil, Drying time, Dryness, Drypoint

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Ear- line, Ear-ornament, Earth colours, Earth Godess, Earthenware, Easel, Easel painting, Eastern gate, Easy posture, Ebony, Echoppe, Eclecticism, Ecole des beaux-arts, Ectype, Edifice, Edinburg festival, Efface, Effective, Effigy, Efflorescence, Egg tempera, Eggshell finish, Egyptian art, Egyptian blue, Egyptian brown, Egyptian green, Egyptian paste, Eight-cornered hat, Eight-span measure, Eight-storeyed, Eightfold auspicous symbols, Elbow, Electric mixer, Electroplating, Electrum, Elegance, Elements, Elements, Chemical, Elemi, Eleusinian marble, Elevation, Elizabethan painting, Ellora art, Elsner green, Embedded, Embellishment, Emblem, Embodiment, Embossing, Embrittlement, Emerald green, Emery, Emigre, Emigre artist, Emotional, Emotive, Empathy, Empire style, Empyreuma, Emulsion, Emulsion ground, Enamel, Enamel paper, Enamelling, Encaustic, Encaustic painting, Encaustic wax, Engaged, Engineering skills, English art, English green, English pink, English red, English vermilion, English white, Engraving, Enlargement, Enlarging, Enshrine, Enshroud, Entastature, Epigon, Epigone, Epigraphy, Equilibrium, Eskimo art, Esquisse, Essence, Essential oil, Ester gum, Etching, Etching ground, Etching press, Ether, Ethnic group, Ethyl alcohol, Etruscan art, European art, European master, Euston road, Evaporation, Even bend, Even sided, Evil spirits, Excavation, Excudit(Exc), Exhibition, Art, Exhibitor, Existentialist outsider, Expert, Exploded view, Expression, Expressionism, Eye -painting ceremony, Eye line, Eye-opening

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Fabric, Facade, Face, Facet, Factionalism, Facture(Fattura), Fadeometer, Fading of Colours, Faint, Fake, Fakes and forgeries, Falciform, False body, Falsification, Fan brush, Fancy picture, Farnese Bull, Farnese Hercules, Fashion, Fashionable, Fast colour, Fat, Fattura, Fatty acids, Fauves, Les, Fauvism, Fecit(Fec), Federal style, Felt-tip pen, Female body, Ferrarese School, Ferric chloride, Festoon, Fettle, Fettling knife, Fibre, Fibre glass, Fibreboard, Figurative, Figure, Figurine, Filbert brush, Filler, Fillet, Film, Film former, Film integrity, Film stencil method, Film thickness gauge, Filter press, Fin de siecle, Fine arts, Fine grained, Fine manner, Fineness, Finger painting, Finial, Finish, Finishing trowel, Firebrick, Fireclay, First brick, First stone, Fissure, Fitch brush, Fitzwilliam museum, Fixative, Flag, Flag staft, Flamboyant style, Flash-point, Flat colour, Flemish art, Flemish painting, Flesh colour, Flexibility, Flint, Float, Floating signature, Flock prints, Floor varnish, Florentine school, Fluid, Fluidity, Fluorescence, Fluorescent paint, Flux, Fly-bearer, Fly-whisk, Foam, Focus, Fog, Fogging, Foil, Foliage sculpture, Foliate sculpture, Folk art, Fontainebleau school, Footprint, Forearm, Foreground, Foreign influence, Foreshortening, Forgery, Form, Formalism, Formica, Formula, Forte, Fortress, Forty-three group(43 group), Foul biting, Found object(object trouve), Foundation pit, Founder, Foundry, Fountain brush, Four -faced, Four bossots, Four-armed, Four-storeyed, Fractional rendering, Fracture, Fraglia, Fragment, Frame, Framework, Framing, Freehand drawing, Freestone, French art, French blue, French polish, French purple, French white, Fresco, Fresco buono, Fresco painting, Fresco secco, Frescos, Sigiriya, Fresh paint, Fret work, Friction, Front view, Frontal depiction, Frontispiece, Frottage, Frustration, Full scale, Fumigation, Function, Functionalism, Fundamental Colours, Furnace, Furniture, Fusion, Futurism

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Gable, Gadroon, Gahn's blue, Gaine, Gajasinha design, Gallery tone, Gallery varnish, Gallery, Art, Gallipot, Galvanized, Gamboge, Gammadion, Gandhara art, Ganosis, Garcon, Gargoyle, Garland, Garnet paper, Gate, Gateway, Gauge, Gel medium, Gel-coat, Gelatin, Gellert green, Gem, Gem depository, Gem dot (design), Gemmaux, Genetic method, Genii, Genre, Genre painting, Genuine, Geometric abstraction, Geometric art, Georgia White, Georgian style, Geranium lake, Geranium red, German art, Gesso, Gesso duro, Gesture of explanation, Gesture of Turning the Wheel of the Dhamma, Gesture of Wisdom, Gigantic figure, Gilders' knife, Gilding, Gimmicks, Girth, Gisant, Glare, Glaring, Glass, Glass painting, Glass print, Glaze, Glazing, Glory, Gloss, Glossy surface, Glue, Glycerin, Glyphic art, Glyptic, Glyptic art, Goblin, Gods, Gold image, Gold leaf, Gold paint, Golden image, Golden ochre, Golden section, Goldsmith, Gothic, Gothic revival, Gouache, Gouge, Gradation, Graduated measure, Graffiti, Grand manner, Grand prix, Grand style, Granite, Graphic art, Graphic expression, Graphics, Graphite, Graphite paper, Grasp, Gratuitous activity, Graver, Gravure, Grease, Greco-Roman, Greek art, Greek cross, Greek revival, Green earth, Green pigments, Green ultramarine, Grill, Grisaille, Groove, Grotesque, Grotto, Ground, Ground plan, Group, Guard stone, Guardian deity, Guide, Printmakers, Guidelines, Guild, Guilloche, Gum, Gum arabic, Gum tempera, Gumming up, Gupta art, Gypsum

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Haarlem blue, Haarlem school, Hafner ware, Hague school, Hair relic, Half- dragon, Half- taurus, Half-chain, Half-diamond, Half-fillet, Half-pillar, Half-relief, Half-tone, Hallmark, Halo, Hals, Hammer, Hand Assuring safety, Hand Blessing, Hand Calling, Hand Calling Earth to witness, Hand colouring, Hand gesture, Hand granting a boon, Hand vice, Hand, Adoration, Handicrafts, Handle, Handling(Fattura), Handrest, Hansa yellow, Hard-edge painting, Hardboard, Hardening on, Hardware, Hardwater, Hardwood, Harmony, Harrison red, Hatchett's brown, Hatching, Hawk(Mortar board), Head dress, Head gear, Headless body, Hearth, Heartwood, Hebrew granite, Heidelberg school, Height gauge, Heighten, Helladic, Hellenic art, Hellenism, Hellenistic period, Hematite, Hemp, Heritage, Herm(Herma), Hermannsburg school, Hermit, Hermitage, Heroic, Hiding power, Hieroglyphs, High gloss paint, Highbrow art, Highlight, Hindu iconography, Hindu pantheon, Hips, History painting, Hittite art, Hogarth's Act, Hogarth's line, Hogarthian, Hollow mould, Hollow relief, Holly green, Holograph, Holy family, Holy spirit, Home art, Honour, Horizon line, Horizontal, Horned figure, Hors concours, Hortus conclusus, Hot colours, Household image, Hudson river school, Hue, Human figure, Humorous art, Hump backed, Hut, Hydrated lime, Hydraulic, Hydria, Hydrofuge, Hydrolysis, Hydrophile, Hydrophobe, Hypostyle

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I.I.C.(International Institute for the, Icon, Iconoclasm, Iconoclast, Iconography, Iconology, Iconometry, Iconostasis, Ideal art, Idiom, Idol, Idyll, Idyllic, Igneous rock, Ignition, Illuminated manuscripts, Illumination, Illusionism, Illustrated, Illustration, Illustration board, Illustrator, Ilmenite, Image, Image craft, Imagery, Imagiers, Imago Pietatis, Imbrication, Imitation, Imitator, Immensity, Immovable, Impact, Impasto, Imperial green, Implements, Impregnation(of site), Impression, Impressionism, Impressionistic, Imprimatura, In situ, Inc(Incidit), Incence burners, Incised relief(Hollow relief), Incrustation, Indestructible, Indian art, Indian ink, Indigo, Individualists, Individualization, Indo Aryan style, Indonesian art, Indus Valley art, Industrial art, Industrial design, Inert, Inert pigment, Inexperienced, Inflammable, Infra - structure, Infra red, Initiation, Ink, Ink stains, Ink- invisible, Inlay, Inorganic, Inpainting, Inscribe, Inscription, Insect wax, Insignia, Insignia of royalty, Insoluble, Institute, Insulating board, Intact, Intaglio, Intaglio print, Intaglio rilevato, Intense, Intensity, Intermediate colours, Intermission, International Gothic, International style, Intersect, Interspace, Intertwine, Intrusive, Invention, Invisible ink, Iris, Irish cross, Iron blue, Iron brown, Iron pigments, Iron yellow, Irregular, Irridescence, Islamic art, Isolating varnish, Isomer, Isomeric colours, Italian art, Italian blue, Italianizers, Ivory, Ivory black, Ivory worker

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Jack, Jacobean style, Jade, Jain iconography, Japanese architecture, Japanese art, Japanese lacquer, Japanese prints, Japanism, Jar, Jasper, Jataka illustrations, Javanese art, Jelly, Jerusalam cross, Jet, Jewel, Jewel point, Jewellery, Jewellery workshop, Jewish art, Jig saw, Joint, Journeyman, Jugendstil, Juice, Jute canvas, Juxtaposition of colours

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Kalpa-(aeon), Kandyan art, Kano school, Kaolin, Kauri, Keene's cement, Keeping, Kerosene, Keystone, Khaki, Khanjuraho, Killed plaster, Kiln, Kinetic, Kinetic art, King's blue, King's Yellow, Kit cat, Kitsch, Knowledge, Knowledge, Man of, Korean art, Kortegaardjes

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Labarum, Lac, Lacquer solvent, Lacquer, Oriental, Lacuna, Lagynos, Lake, Lake base, Lamina, Lamination, Lamp-bearer(fem), Lamp-post, Lampblack, Lancewood, Landscape, Landscape architect, Landscape painting, Laocoon, Large scale, Last judgement, Last Supper, Latex, Latin cross, Laurel, Lavender, Oil of, Lay figure, Layout, Lead, Lead Role, Leaf, Lean, Ledger paper, Legitimate construction, Lemon yellow, Les ving, Lettering, Lettering brush, Lettering pen, Lettering pencil, Lettering quill, Letterpress, Level, Levigation, Lexical meaning, Liber veritatis, Liberal arts, Liberal education, Library paste, Life drawing, Life size, Light, Lightness, Lime, Lime blue, Limestone, Limited edition, Line, Line drawing, Line engraving, Line of beauty, Linear, Linear composition, Linear perspective, Linen, Liners and stripers, Lining, Lino cut, Linoleum cut, Linseed oil, Lintel, Lip margin, Liquefaction, Liquefy, Liquid, Liquidity, Litho-press, Litho-varnish, Lithograph stone, Lithographic crayon, Lithographic ink, Lithographic print, Lithography, Litmus, Load stone, Lobe of ear, Local colour, London group, London National Gallery, Long bolt, Looming, Lotion, Lotus petal design, Lotus seat, Lotus shaped pedestal, Louvain school, Low relief, Low-brow art, Lower lip, Luminosity, Luminous paint, Luster, Lustre, Lysippian proportion

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Macchia, Madder lake, Madonna, Madonnieri, Maestia, Magic realism, Magical post, Magical staff, Magischer realismus, Magnesia white, Magnesium, Magsaysay prize, Mahlstick, Mahogany, Majesty, Major edifice, Makara motif, Malayan art, Malleable, Mallet, Maltese cross, Mandapa(Assembly hall), Mandorla, Manganese black, Maniere criblee, Manifestation, Manifesto, Manikin, Manner, Mannerism, Mansion, Mantel, Mantelpiece, Manueline, Maori art, Map, Maple, Maquette, Marble, Marble half transparent, Marbling, Margin, Mark, Maroon, Marouflage, Mars pigments, Maruyama school, Masonry, Mass, Mass tone, Masses, Master, Masterpiece, Masterplan, Mat, Mat board, Mat finish, Mat glaze, Mat varnish, Matiere, Matrix, Matted hair, Matter, Mattoir, Mausoleum, Measurment depth, Measurment girth, Measurment horizontal, Measurment interspace, Measurment plumbline, Mechanical drawing, Medal, Medieval art, Medium, Melanesian art, Melbourne art school, Memorial, Mercury yellow, Merit, Metal, Metal cut, Metal point, Metallic, Metallic foil, Metalwork, Metaphysical painting, Method, Methyl alcohol, Methylated spirit, Meticulous, Mexican art, Mezzo- rilievo(Half-relief), Mezzo-fresco, Mezzotint, Mica, Microcrystalline wax, Micronesian art, Middle line, Millboard, Mineral, Mineral oil, Mineral painting, Miniature, Minimal art, Minoan art, Minor arts, Minor cyma, Mir iskusstva, Miraculous, Mirror, Misericordia, Madona della, Misprint, Mixed method, Mixed technique, Mixing bowl, Mixture, Mneme, Mnemonic, Mnemonics, Moat, Mob, Mob mentality, Mob scene, Mobile, Mobile art, Mobility, Model, Modelling, Modelling board ; modelling, Modelling clay, Modelling strand, Modelling tools, Modello(Modelletto), Modern, Modern architecture, Modern art, Modern style, Modern Ultra, Modernism, Mogul painting, Mohammedan architecture, Moisture, Molten, Mona Lisa, Monochrome, Monolith, Monotype, Monster, Monstrous, Montage, Monumental, Morbidezza, Mordant, Mordant dye, Mortar, Mosaic, Mosque, Motif, Mould(Mold), Moulding, Moulding clay, Mounting, Movable image, Mudra, Muller, Mummy, Mural, Museum, Museum Art, Mycenaean art, Mythological painting

N

Nabis, Les, Nagasaki school, Nail, Nail head, Naked, Nanga school, Naples yellow, Naptha, Narrative, Nataraja, National Academy of Design, Nationale, Salon de la, Nativity play, Natural dyestuffs, Naturalism, Naturalistic ornament, Nature morte(Still life), Navel-line, Naviform, Nazaranes, Neck-band, Needle, Needle-point pen, Negative mould, Negro art, Neo Renaissance, Neo-expressionism, Neo-impressionism, Neo-plasticism, Neoclassical art, Neoclassicism, Neue Sachlichkeit(New objectivity), Neutral colour, Neutral tint, Neutrality, Neutralization, Neutralize, New English Art Club, New masters, New York school, New Zealand art, Newsprint, Nickel, Niello, Niello prints, Nig, Nike of samothrace, Nimbus(Halo), Nipple of breast, Nitrate green, Nocturne, Non-creep(Non-crawl), Non-drying oil, Non-objective, Nonfinito, Norman style, Norms, Northern gate, Norwich school, Note, Notre-Dame, Nottingham white, Nouveau, Nouveau realisme, Nouveau, Art, Novecento, Nozzle, Nude, Nude,Reclining, Nunnery, Nuptial pavilion, Nylon brush, Nymph

O

Oak, Oak tag, Obelisk, Object, Object d' art, Object trouve(Found object), Objective art, Oblique, Oblique perspective, Obscure glass, Obverse, Oceanic art, Ochre, Odalisque, Odeon, Odorant, Oeuvre, Oeuvre catalogue, offset printing, Ogee, Oil, Oil black(lamp black), Oil colours, Oil of lavender, Oil painting, Oil soluble dyes, Oil varnish, Oiling out, Oilstone, Oily ingredient, Ola leaf, Olas, Old masters, Oleograph, Olive green, One-man exhibition, One-point perspective, One-stroke brush (Single stroke brush), Op art, Opacity, Opalescence, Opening, Optical illusion art, Optical mixture, Opus sectile, Orange, Orange vermilion, Orant, Organic architecture, Organic pigments, Oriental, Oriental alabaster, Oriental art, Oriental theatre, Original, Ornament, Ornamental, Orphic cubism(orphism), Orpiment, Oswald system, Ottocento, Ottonian art, Outlet, Outline, Outline drawing, Outstanding, Oval brush, Oven, Over painting, Over shadow, Overglaze, Overlap, Overmantel, Ox hair, Oxford ochre, Oxidation, Oxide, Oxyacetylene welding

P

P(Pinx ; Pinxit), Paduan school, Pagoda, Paint, Paint box, Paint quality, Paint removal, Paint standard, Paint work, Painter, Painter, sittara, Painterly, Painting, Painting brush, Painting knife, Painting medium, Painting techniques, Palace, Pale red, Palette, Palette cup, Palette knife, Palette-knife painting, Paliotto, Palladium, Palmette, Pandal, Pandal painting, Panel, Pantograph, Papal cross, Paper, Paper dimensions, Paper-stencil method, Papier colle, Papier-mache, Papyrus, Para red, Paraffin, Parallel lines, Parallel perspective, Parallel rule, Parapet, Parasol, Parchment, Parchment paper, Parergon, Paris black, Paris, School of, Parlour(Parlor), Parthenon, Partiarchal cross, Parting compound, Parting tool, Partition, Paste, Pastel, Pastel painting, Pastel paper, Pastel shades, Pastelist, Pastiche(Pasticcio), Pastoral art, Pastoral poetry, Pastose, Pasty, Patimaghara(Image-house), Patina, Patriarch, Patronage, Pattern, Pavement, Payne's grey, Peach black, Peacock blue, Peasant art, Pebble, Pedigree, Peinture a 1'Essence, Pellicular, Pen, Pencil, Penetrant, Pentacle, Pentimento, Perforating wheel, Perfumed chamber, Pergamene school, Perimeter, Permanent blue, Permanent deformation, Perpendicular, Persian art, Persian red, Personalization, Personification, Personify, Perspective, Perspective of colours, Petal design, Petite nature, Petroleum solvent, Pewter, Phoenician art, Photo mural, Photochemical embrittlement, Photoengraving, Photographic etching, Photographic stencil method, Photography, Photogravure, Phullomorphic, Picking holes, Pictogram, Pictorial, Picture, Picture frame, Picture gallery, Picture plane, Picture postcard, Picture putty, Picture varnish, Picture writing, Picturesque, Piece mould, Piercing, Pieta, Pigment, Pigment nomenclature, Pigment properties, Pilaster, Pillar head design, Pin, Pin holder, Pin point, Pink, Pinpricked Pictures, Pinx ( Pinxit), Pisciform, Pitcher, Pitcher of plenty, Pithox, Pitturra metafisica, Placard, Placing, Plan, Plane table, Planimeter, Planographic Printing, Plaque, Plaquette, Plaster, Plaster casting, Plaster of Paris, Plaster Primer, Plaster Prints, Plaster tools, Plastering, Plastic, Plastic arts, Plastic clay, Plastic hammer, Plasticity, Plate mark, Plate oil ( Lino varnish ), Plating, Pleasure garden, Plein air, Plumb line, Plumbago ( Graphite), Plywood, Pochade, Point, Pointillisme, Pointing machine, Polishing, Polychromatic, Polychrome sculpture, Polyclitan school, Polyester resin, Polygon, Polymer, Polymer colours, Polymer primer, Polymer tempera, Polymerization, Polynesian art, Polyptych, Pompeian painting, Pompier, Pop art, Popping, Poppyseed oil(poppy oil), Porcelain, Porcelain colours, Porphyry, Portcrayon(Porte-crayon), Portfolio, Portland cement, Portrait

Q

Quadrangle, Quadrant, Quadrate, Quadrature, Quadraturista, Quadrea, Quadrille paper, Quadro riportato, Qualified, Quartz, Quattrocento, Queen Anne style, Quesnel, Quicklime, Quicksand, Quill

R

Radiance, Railing, Rajaghara, Rajput painting, Ramier blue, Ramiform, Range, Rasp, Raw glaze, Rayonism, Reaction, Readymade, Realism, Recast, Reception hall, Recession, Reclining image, Rectangle, Rectified turpentine, Rectilinear, Recumbent image, Red, Red hot, Red iron oxides, Red lead, Red ochre, Red orpiment, Red pigments, Reddish brown, Reduction, Refectory, Refined gold, Refining, Reflected light, Reflection, Refraction, Refractive index, Refuge offering hand, Regence ornament, Register, Register marks, Reichanau school, Reims School, Reinforced cement, Reinforced concrete, Reinforcement, Relief, Relief block printing, Relief etching, Relief printing, Relief work, Relievo, Relievo stiacciate, Relievo, Alto(High relief), Relievo, Basso(Low relief), Relievo, Cavo(Hollow relief), Relievo, Mezzo(Half relief), Relining(Lining), Reliquary, Remarque, Remarque proof, Rembrandt blue, Rembrandt's ground, Renaissance, Rendering, Renovation, Repaint, Repair, Replica, Repository, Repoussage, Representational art, Reproduction, Reredos, Reserve, Resin, Restoration, Restoration of paintings, Restorer, Restricted palette, Restrike, Resurrection, Retardant, Retoccata, Retouching, Retrospective exhibition, Reverse, Reverse position, Revilement, Rhenish school, Rhombus, Rhyton, Ridge, Rigger, Right-honourable, Rocaille, Rock, Rock-crystal, Rock-cut sculpture, Rocker, Rockwork, Rococo, Rococo painting, Rod, Roller, Rolling up, Roman art, Roman linen, Roman School, Romanesque, Romanists, Romanticism, Romantists, Rondel, Rose, Rose wood, Rough copy, Roughcast, Roulette, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal blue, Royal green, Rubber mould, Rubbing, Rubenists, Rubrication, Rubrics, Ruins, Ruling pen, Russian art, Russian icon painting

S

Sable brush, Sachlichkeit, Die neue (New objectivity), Sacra conversazione, Sacred monogram, Sacred thread, Sacrificial bowl, Safflower oil, Saffron, Sage, Sagging, Saint-Aubin, Salian art, Salon, Salt glaze, Saltwater plating, Samadhi statue, Sample, Sanctum sanctorum, Sand - grain ground, Sand box, Sand casting, Sand coat, Sand finish, Sand mixer, Sand painting, Sand paper, Sand stone, Sandarac, Sanguine, Sapwood, Sarcophagus, Saturation, Saunders blue, Saw, Saxon blue, Scaffolding, Scagliola, Scale, Scale drawing, Scale, Architect's, Scale, Drawing to, Scale, Engineer's, Scandinavian art, Scarlet lake, Scarlet vermilion, Scene, Schedule, Schema, Schildersbent, Schizzo, School, School of Colonge, School of Paris, Schutterstuk, Scotland, The National Gallery of, Scrambled colour, Scraper, Scraperboard, Scratch brush, Scratch coat, Scratch knife, Scratchboard, Screw driver, Scribblings, Scroll, Sculp, Sculpstone, Sculptor, Sculptural measurement, Sculpture, Sculpture in the round, Scumble, Scumbling, Sealing wax, Seam line, Seascape, Season, Seasoning, Seat back, Seated image, Secco, Second empire style in U.S.A., Secondary colours, Secondary metals, Section d'Or(Golden section), Section lines, Sedentary image, Seicento, Self-esteem, Self-portrait, Semi-abstract, Sensitization, Separator, Sepia ink, Sepia tone, Serif, Serigraphy, Settecento, Sezession(Secession), Sgraffito (Pl. Sgraffiti), Shade, Shading, Shadow edge, Shantiniketan art, Sheet, Shell, Shellac, Shoes of state, Shop work(Work shop production), Shorts (dress), Shrine, Shrinkage, Siamese art, Siamese School, Siccative, Side entrance, Side line, Side tower, Significant, Significant form, Silhouette, Silica, Silica gel, Silk-screen printing, Silpa text, Silver leaf, Silver point, Silvering method, Simaltaneous point of view, Simultaneous representation, Singapore damar, Single stroke brush (One stroke brush), Sinhala art, Sinking in, Sinopia, Sittara painter, Size colour, Skeleton, Sketch, Sketch, Rough, Skew chisel, Skilled workman, Skimmer, Skimming, Skin, Sky blue, Skyscraper, Slab, Slaked lime, Small door, Small fillet, Small nosed, Smith forging, Smith hammer, Smithy, Smoking, Smudge, Snap, Soapstone(Steatite), Socialist realism, Soft ochre, Soft solder, Soft style, Soft-ground etching, Softness, Solder, Soldering, Solidification, Solomon's seal, Soluble, Solute, Solution, Solvent, Sopra porte, Sorting, Sotto in su, South African art, Southern gate, Spanish art, Spanish colonial art, Spectrum, Sphinx, Spiral, Spirit, Spolvero, Spray painting, Spray-gun, Sprayer, Square, Squared, Squatting posture, Sravaka figure, St. Andrew's cross, Stabile, Staffage, Stage, Stain, Stained glass, Stainless steel, Stand

T

T- chisel, T-square, Table easel, Taboret, Tachisme(Tachism), Tacky, Tactile value, Taille - douce, Taille directe, Talc, Talipot, Talon, Tamp, Tanagra figurine, Tanagra statuette, Tanner, Tape, Tar, Tarnish, Tate gallery, Taurus, Tawny, Teardrops, Tears, Technique, Tectiform, Tectonic, Teinte(Tint), Telamon, Temmoku, Temper, Tempera, Tempering, Template, Temple painting, Ten, The, Tenacity, Tenebrism, Terra alba, Terra cotta, Terra orellana, Terribilita, Tertiary colours, Tesella, Tessellated, Tessera, Textile design, Texture, Thailand, Art of, Thangka, Theoretical, Theorist, Theory, Thermocouple, Thermoplastic, Thigh, Thigh-line, Thinner, Thread, Three dimensional, Three-point perspective, Threshold, Thupa, Tibetan art, Tile, Timber, Tinsel painting, Tint, Tint paper, Tint tool, Tinware, Titanium white, Tobacco-seed oil, Tomb, Tonal value, Tondo, Tone, Toning down, Tools, Topaz, Tope, Topia, Topographical art, Topographical landscape, Tormented colour, Torque (necklace), Torso, Tosa School, Totalitarian art, Totality, Totem, Totem poles, Totentanz, Touch, Town planning, Tracery, Tracing, Tracing paper, Tracing wheel, Trade mark, Traditional design, Traditional motif, Trajan's column, Tranquillity, Transfer lithography, Transfiguration, Transitional style, Translucency, Translucent, Transparent, Traumatic change, Travertine, Travesty, Treasure house, Treasury, Trecento, Trefoil, Tribal arts, Trim, Trinity, Tripod, Triptych, Triumph, Triumphal arch, Trompe l' oeil, Trophy, Trunk, Tub, Tube, Tube colours, Tumbull's blue, Turbid medium, Turkey red, Turmeric, Turntable, Turpentine, Turquoise blue, Tuscan school, Tusche, Tutankhamun's tomb, Two dimensional, Two faced taurus, Tympanum, Typography

U

U-gauge, Ukiyo-e, Ultraism, Ultramarine ash, Ultramarine blue, Ultramarine violet, Ultraviolet light, Umber, Umbrella, Umbrella bearer(f), Umbrian School, Unbalanced, Unbleached paper, Uncoated, Undercut, Underglaze, Underground apartment, Underpainting, Undertone, Uneven, Unflinchingly, Unglazed, Unit one, Universal monarch, Unqualified, Unsaturated solution, Unslaked lime, Unstable equilibrium, Unsuccessful, Upper band, Upper lip, Upper pillar, Upper room, Upper storey, Upstairs, Uranium yellow, Urinal, Urinal stone, Urn, Utrecht School

V

V-gouge, Value, Van Dyke brown, Van Dyke red, Vanishing point, Vapourization, Variant, Varnish, Varnishing, Varnishing day, Varnolene, Vase, Vase painting, Vaseline, Vatadage, Vatican museums, Vault, Veduta, Vegetable black, Vegetable dyes, Vegetable oil(vegetal oil), Vehicle, Veil, Vellum, Vellum paper, Velvet brown, Veneer, Venetian blue, Venetian red, Venetian School, Venice turpentine, Ventilago, Venus, Verdigris, Verism, Verismo, Vermilion, Vernet, Vernice liquida, Vernicle, Vernis mon, Vernissage, Verona brown, Vertical, Vesperbild, Vestibule, Vestorian blue, Vibrate, Victoria and Albert Museum, Victoria green, Vienna blue, Vienna lake, View, Viking art, Villa, Vingt, Les, Violet pigments, Violet ultramarine, Viscocity, Visual Literacy, Volatile, Volatile solvent, Volume, Vorticism

W

Wall paint, Wall painting, wall paper, Wall scraper, Wall-tomb, Walling wax (Bordering wax), Walnut oil, Wander-jahre, Wanderers,, Warm colours, Warning coat, Warping of picture, Wash, Wash basin, Wash drawing, Waste mould, Water colours, Water fort, Water fowl, Water gilding, Water glass, Water glass painting, Water mark, Water paints, Water pot, Water proof, Water sprinkling hand, Water tight, Wax, Wax casting, Wax modelling, Wax painting, Wear, Weaver, Weepers, Weicher still, Welding, Well-made, Wellordered space, Western gate, Westernization, Wet clay, Wetting agent, White lead, White pigments, White wash, Wing stone, Wiping, Wood apple glue, Wood carving knife, Wood carving tools, Wood engraving, Wood work, Woodcut, Woodcut tools, Wooden, Wooden statue, Workshop production, World, of Art (Mir iskusstva), Worm's eye view, Wrought iron

X

X-ray style, Xoanon, XX, Les, Xylography, Xylolyte

Y

Yeast black, Yellow earth (Yellow ochre), Yellow lake, Yellow ochre, Yellow orpiment, Yellow pigments, Yellow ultramarine, Yellow varnish, Yellowing, Yugoslavian art

Z

Zabrawood, Zaccab, Zaffer, Zen art, Zeus, Zinc oxide, Zinc sheet, Zirconium dryer, Zodiac, Zone

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