1. What is environmental art?

Art made on a grand scale, involving the creation of a man-made environment such as architecture, sculpture, light or landscape.

2. What is fixative?

Varnish sprayed or painted onto a surface to prevent smudging or smearing. Usually on a charcoal or chalk pastel work.

3. What is perspective?

The illusion of a three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface through the use of vanishing point, converging lines and diminishing sizes of objects.

4. What is marquette?

French word for "small model". Used particularly by sculptors as a "sketch" of their work.

5. What is monochromatic?

Tints and shades of single hue or color.

6. What is egg tempera?

Paint made of powdered pigment and bound together with egg yolk or egg whites. The most prominent painting material used from the 12th century to the rise of oil painting.

7. What is kiln?

A large "oven" used for firing clay work.

8. What is greenware?

Dried clay forms that have not been fired.

9. What is color wheel?

The organization of colors on a wheel. Used to help understand color schemes.

10. What is oil paint?

Paint made by mixing ground pigment with oil (usually linseed oil) as a binder.

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