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Art Terms 2-(15-28)


The three dimensional shape of an object, shown traditionally in painting through variations of light and dark paints or by gradual shadings of color. form
A painting of ordinary people engaged in common everyday activities. genre painting
A painting that tells a story about important people or important events. History and Legend Painting
A style of painting developed in France late in the Modern period of art history by artists creating impressions of light. Impressionism
A painting of an outdoor view that features large areas of natural scenery. Landscape
the source of light in a painting, like the sun or a lamp. Light
Lines drawn by an artist to mark the edges of something, or outline it, like the lines that form the outer edges of a building. Lines form where objects touch or overlap. Lines
A period of art history from 1750-1900. Important events included democratic political revolutions in France and American colonies. The Industrial Revolution in science and technology. Modern
The feelings and emotions an artist wants viewers to experience when we look at a painting. Mood
a style of painting, developed during the Modern period of art history which imitated the style of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture and architecture. Neoclassicism
Colors such as black, white, tan and beige, which have neither a warm nor a cool effect in painting. Neutral colors
The illusion of depth or distance. Perspective
A style of painting that developed late in the Modern period of art history, in which the picture is composed of tiny dots, or points of color placed very close to one another on the canvas. Pointillism
The position from which the viewer sees objects in a painting ____________. Point of view
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