Artistic techniques

Gradation art

Gradation in art is a visual technique of gradually transitioning from one colour hue to another, or from one shade…

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Gilding

Gilding is any decorative technique for applying a very thin coating of gold to solid surfaces such as metal (most…

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Froissage

Froissage is a method of collage developed by Czech artist Ladislav Novák in which the lines made by crumpling up…

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Flocking in texture

Flocking is the process of depositing many small fiber particles (called flock) onto a surface. It can also refer to…

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Flipped image

A flipped image or reversed image, is a static or moving image that is generated by a mirror-reversal of an…

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Faux painting

Faux painting or faux finishing are terms used to describe decorative paint finishes that replicate the appearance of materials such…

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Art fabrication

Art fabrication describes the process or service of producing large or technically difficult artworks through entities and resources beyond an…

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Engraving

The engraving is an artistic discipline in which the artist uses different techniques printing, they have in common the draw…

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En plein air

En plein air (literally in the open air) is a phrase in French that indicates a pictorial method consisting of…

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Distressing

Distressing (or weathered look) in the decorative arts is the activity of making a piece of furniture or object appear…

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Dhokra

Dhokra or Dokra is an art form created in the "lost wax casting" method. This sort of metal casting has…

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Defamiliarization

Defamiliarization or ostranenie is the artistic technique of presenting to audiences common things in an unfamiliar or strange way in…

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Décollage

Décollage as a visual technique is the method whereby parts of glued-on posters are detached and removed, whereby the underlying…

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Databending

Databending is the process of manipulating a media file of a certain format, using software designed to edit files of…

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Glass applique

Dalle de verre, is a glass art technique that uses pieces of coloured glass set in a matrix of concrete…

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