Art Key Words

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Subject
What is shown in the artwork, such as a portrait or a still life
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Composition
How the elements of the work are arranged, ie whether they're close together or far apart
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Shape
Describes the two-dimensional outline
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Form
Describes a three-dimensional object
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Tone
Shading, from dark to light
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Foreground and background
Elements that appear to be in front or behind other aspects of the artwork
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Card 2

Front

How the elements of the work are arranged, ie whether they're close together or far apart

Back

Composition

Card 3

Front

Describes the two-dimensional outline

Back

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Card 4

Front

Describes a three-dimensional object

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Shading, from dark to light

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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