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Fine art

Of, or pertaining to the creation of, any visual art that was considered to have been created for purely aesthetic purposes.

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blind

Arts & crafts; Fine art

Printing using an uninked plate to produce the subtle embossed texture of a white-on-white image, highlighted by the shadow of the relief image on the uninked Paper. This technique is used in many ...

bitmap image

Arts & crafts; Fine art

A pixel-based image (.bmp) with one bit of color information per pixel, also known as a bitmapped image. The only colors displayed in a bitmapped image are black and white. Its quality decreases when ...

asymmetrical balance

Arts & crafts; Fine art

Placement of non-identical forms to either side of a balancing point in such a way that the two sides seem to be of the same visual weight.

atmospheric perspective

Arts & crafts; Fine art

A technique used by painters for representing three-dimensional space on a flat two-dimensional surface by creating the illusion of depth, or recession within a painting or drawing. Atmospheric ...

birds-eye view

Arts & crafts; Fine art

Seeing from a point of view from an altitude or from a distance; a comprehensive view in a downward direction; also called an "aerial view".

balance

Arts & crafts; Fine art

A feeling of equality in weight, attention, or attraction of the various elements within a composition as a means of accomplishing unity.

artist's proofs

Arts & crafts; Fine art

In offset reproductions, artist's proofs are additional prints not included in, but of the same quality as, the regular edition. In original prints, artist's proofs are the first prints pulled, ...

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