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Artistic techniques

Hatching

, Veronica, 1513. Example of hatching. Hatching (hachure in French) and cross-hatching are artistic [..]
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Hidden faces

Hidden faces People often see hidden faces in things. This is a kind of optical illusion. When an artist notices that two different things have a similar appearance, and draws or paints a picture making this similarity evident he makes images with double meanings. Many of [..]
Author: Yobot

Hierarchical proportion

Hierarchic Proportion Hierarchic Proportion is a technique used in art, mostly in sculpture and painting, in which the artist uses unnatural
Author: Addbot

Hypergraphy

Hypergraphy, also called Hypergraphics, super-writing, is a concept and method developed by the Lettrist movement in the [..]
Author: Eduen

Illumination (image)

The illumination of the subject of a drawing or painting is a key element in creating an artistic piece, and the interplay of light and
Author: JustAGal

Impasto

Impasto is a technique used in painting where paint is laid on an area of the surface (or the entire canvas) very thickly, usually thickly enough [..]
Author: Patsanno

Information art

Information art or informatism is an emerging field of electronic art that synthesizes computer science, information [..]
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Keum-boo

Keum-Boo Keum-boo is an ancient Korean metalsmithing technique used to apply thin sheets of gold to silver. The word Keum-boo can be broken down [..]
Author: Wizard191

Lineography

Lineography is the art of drawing without lifting the pen, pencil, or paintbrush that is being used. The practice originated in
Author: Koavf

Lineography

Lineography is the art of drawing without lifting the pen, pencil, or paintbrush that is being used. The practice originated in
Author: Koavf

Maki-e

Maki-e (蒔絵, lit. seed picture) is gold or silver lacquer sprinkled with metal powder as a decoration using a makizutsu or a kebo brush. The technique has been devoloped mainly in the
Author: Surv1v4l1st

Marbleizing

Faux marble or faux marbling is the painting of painting surfaces so as to imitate the appearance of polished marble. It is typically used in buildings where the cost or weight of genuine marble would be prohibitive. Faux marbling is a special case of faux stone painting, although the [..]
Author: SmackBot

Marmotinto

Marmotinto is the art of creating pictures using coloured sand or marble dust. Originating in Europe, It was was fleetingly popular in England following a 1783 dinner party given by George [..]
Author: Andycjp

Mise en abyme

Mise en abyme has several meanings in the realm of creative arts. The term is originally from the French and means, "placing into infinity" or "placing into the abyss". In Western art "mise en abyme" is [..]
Author: NickSharp

Negative space

S may appear to make a negative space heart. In art, negative space is the space around and between the subject(s) of an image. [..]
Author: Matthew Yeager
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