Explanation of basic terms from art, painting and graphics.
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A

Abstract art
Acrylic
Watercolor
Alla Prima
Art Brut
Avant-garde
Aquatint
Author printout

B

Bauhaus
Biedermeier

C

Composition
Contemporary art

D

Digital art
Diptych
Woodcut

E

Etching
Engraving

F

Figurative art
Fresco

G

Gouache
Graphics

I

Installation

L

Scumble
Etching
Linocut
Lithograph

M

Painting
Mezzotint
Monotype

O

Oil painting
Steel engraving
Imprint

P

Painting
Pastel
Plein air

S

Scumble
Still life
Steel engraving
Serigraphy

T

Triptych
Intaglio printing
Letterpress printing

V

Visual Art

W

Watercolor
Woodcut