The visual arts are art forms such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, drawing, design ... Current usage of the term "visual arts" includes fine art as well as the applied or decorative arts and crafts, but this was not always the case.


Definitions of visual art terms, including drawing, painting, art history, design, space, color, techniques, and more.


Brush up on your visual arts terms and definitions with this glossary.


General agreement on or acceptance of certain practices or attitudes; a widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or visual art.


VISUAL ARTS VOCABULARY. Abstract. Artwork in which the subject matter is stated in a brief, simplified manner; little or no attempt is made to represent images ...


Glossary of Fine Art: A-Z List of Terms Used in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Ceramics: 1000 BCE-present.


elements of art (line, color, shape, form and texture) and emphasized form and emotion ... evaluate visual art in terms of beauty and aesthetics. It consists of four.


In the visual arts it is a term also used to describe general, even illumination of a scene from no apparent direction, as opposed to directional or localized lighting ...


dealing with art, its creative sources, its forms, and its effects. BALANCE a feeling of equal weight, attention, or attraction of visual elements within an artwork.