Key Words

Subject
What is shown in the artwork, such as a portrait or still life
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Composition
How the elements of work are arranged (whether they're close together or apart)
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Foreground and backround
Objects that appear to be in front or behind other aspects of the artwork
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Media
Singular word describing different types of materials used to create art
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Subject matter
The subject of a piece of art
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Texture
The way the surfaces look and feel (rough, smooth and soft etc)
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Proportion
Refers to the relative size of parts of a whole (elements within anobject)
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Scale
Refers to the size of an object (a whole) in relation to another object (another whole)
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Contrast
Two things that are very different create a lot of contrast (complementary colours for example)
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Line
The path made by a moving object. There are three main types: vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved, zigzag
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Shape
Describes a two dimensional outline
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Form
Describes a three dimensional outline
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Card 2

Front

How the elements of work are arranged (whether they're close together or apart)

Back

Composition

Card 3

Front

Objects that appear to be in front or behind other aspects of the artwork

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Singular word describing different types of materials used to create art

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The subject of a piece of art

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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