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Type of media applied in stick form
Type of media applied by usung an instrument such as pen or brush
Asubstance that allows coloring material to be shaped into a stick
Soft, crystalline form of carbon discovered in the 16th century that is a naturally occuring drawing medium
Ancestor of the graphite pencil.
An old technique popular during renaissance that uses thin wire made of soft metal set in a holder.
Preliminary coating of paint used in metal point
Charred wood. best quality is made from special vine or willow twigs slowly heated into sticks of carbon.
Made of powder pigments in which the binder is greasy or waxy
Most well known artist crayon which consists of pigment compounded with clay and a small amount of greasy binder
Consists of pigment bound with a nongreasy binder such as natural gums.
Artists can make their own by mixing pigment and binder into a doughy oaste and letting it dry.
Soft, white limestone.
Comes in three finely textured stones used for drawing... black(carbon/clay), red(iron/clay), White(calcite/calcium carbonate)
Temed from the french for pasting or gluing.
Consists o pigments mixed with wax and resin.
Olors are heated, wax melts, paint brushed, wax cools, paint hardens.
Pigments are mixed with water and applied to a plaster support like a wall or ceiling covered in plaster.
Painting on dry plaster
Paint made of pigment and water and applied to wet lime plaster.
Known as true fresco
Shares qualities with water color and oil paint.
aqueous medium dries to tough film.
Paint in which the vehicle is an emulsion(aqueous liquid with an oil, fat, wax, or resin). i.e. milk
Consists of pigments compounded with oil, linseed.
The oil acts as a binder creating a transparent film in whuch the pigment is suspended.
Thin veils of translucent color.
Oil painting that appears to have been completed "all in one go".
Opaque colors on a white ground.
Using a heavily loaded brush, piling the paint up in a thick texture.
Like frosting on a cake.
Consists of pigment in a vehicle of water and gum arabic, a sticky plant substance that acts as a binder.
Applied thinly as translucent washes.
Water color with inert white pigment (pigment that becomes colorlessin paint and serves to make the colors opaque) added.
Polymer paints consisting of acrylic resin, polymerized through emulsion in water.
As it dries, the resin particles coalesce to form a tough, flexible, and waterproof film.
Made up of small closely spaced particles called Tesserae.
Used for decorating architectural surfaces such as walls and ceilings.
Tessera act as pints do in pointillist art.
The definition of form in painting without abrupt outline by the blending of one tone into another.
To evaporate like smoke.
To tone down.
The history of ownership of a valued object or work of art or literature.
A network of fine cracks or crackles on the surface of a painting, caused chiefly by shrinkage of paint film or varnish.
A full sized drawing of an entire project.