Chinese ritual bronzes - 【Chinese Civilization HQ】 Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada
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Comics vocabulary
Comics as a medium has developed specialized terminology. Several attempts have been made to formalise and define the terminology of comics by authors such as Will Eisner, Scott McCloud, R. C. Harvey...
Glossary of dyeing terms
Dyeing is the craft of imparting colors to textiles in loose fiber, yarn, cloth or garment form by treatment with a dye. Archaeologists have found evidence of textile dyeing with natural dyes dating b...
Polychrome
Polychrome is the "'practice of decorating architectural elements, sculpture, etc., in a variety of colors." The term is used to refer to certain styles of architecture, pottery or sculpture in multi...
Penciller
A penciller (or penciler) is an artist who works in the creation of comic books, graphic novels, and similar visual art forms.In the American comic book industry, the penciller is the first step in re...
Hu (vessel)
hu (Chinese: 壺; pinyin: hú) is a type of wine vessel that has a pear-shaped cross-section. Its body swells and flares into a narrow neck, creating S-shaped profile. While it is similar to you vessel, ...
Ding (vessel)
Ding (Chinese: 鼎, dǐng), formerly romanized as ting, were prehistoric and ancient Chinese cauldrons, standing upon legs with a lid and two facing handles. There are one of the most important shap...
Letterer
A letterer is a member of a team of comic book creators responsible for drawing the comic book's text. The letterer's use of typefaces, calligraphy, letter size, and layout all contribute to the impac...
Complementary colors
Complementary colors are pairs of colors which, when combined, cancel each other out. This means that when combined, they produce black, or if colored light (rather than pigment) is used, they produce...
Repoussoir
For metalworking, see Repoussé and chasing.In two-dimensional works of art, such as painting, printmaking, photography or bas-relief, repoussoir is an object along the right or left foreground that di...
Repoussé and chasing
Repoussé or repoussage ([ʁəpuse]; [ʁəpusaʒ] respectively) is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low re...
Script breakdown
A script breakdown is an intermediate step in the production of a play, film, comic book, or any other work that is originally planned using a script.
In film and television, a script breakdown is...
Glossary of woodworking
A number of specialized terms are used in woodworking.
Ongoing series
In comics, the term "ongoing series" is used in contrast to limited series (a series intended to end after a certain number of issues), a one shot (a comic book which isn't a part of an ongoing seri...
Miniseries
A miniseries (also mini-series) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined number of episodes.
A miniseries is distinguished from a soap opera or an ongoing television series, w...
Chiaroscuro
Chiaroscuro (/kiˌɑːrəˈskjʊəroʊ/; [kjarosˈkuːro]; Italian for light-dark) in art is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. It is also ...
Limited series
A limited series is a serialized story with a predetermined number of installments.In the field of comic books, a limited series is a comics series with a predetermined number of issues. A limited ser...
Storyboard
A storyboard is a graphic organizer in the form of illustrations or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre-visualizing a motion picture, animation, motion graphic or interactive media seq...
Negative space
Negative space, in art, is the space around and between the subject(s) of an image. Negative space may be most evident when the space around a subject, not the subject itself, forms an interesting or ...
Jue (vessel)
A jue (Chinese: 爵; pinyin: jué) is a shape of Chinese ritual bronze, a tripod vessel or goblet used to serve or warm wine. It was used for ceremonial purposes by the Chinese of the Xia, Shang,...
Framing (visual arts)
In visual arts and particularly cinematography, framing is the presentation of visual elements in an image, especially the placement of the subject in relation to other objects. Framing can make an im...
Chinese ritual bronzes
Sets of ritual bronzes are the most impressive surviving objects from the Chinese Bronze Age. From around 1650 BCE they were deposited as grave goods in the tombs of royalty and the nobility, and wer...
Faience
Faience or faïence (/faɪˈɑːns/ or /feɪ-/; [fajɑ̃s]) is the conventional name in English for fine tin-glazed pottery on a delicate pale buff earthenware body, originally associated by French speakers w...
Victorian majolica
Victorian majolica is earthenware pottery made in 19th century Britain, Europe and the USA with moulded surfaces and colourful clear lead glazes.
Victorian majolica was originated by Mintons Ltd, ...
Glossary of architecture
This page is a glossary of architecture.
You (vessel)
A you (Chinese: 卣; pinyin: yǒu) is a lidded vessel that was used for liquid offerings by the Chinese of the Zhou and Shang Dynasties. It sometimes lacks taotie in favor of smoother surfaces. ...
Quadro riportato
Quadri riportati ("transported paintings") is the Italian phrase for "carried picture". It is used in art to describe gold-framed easel paintings or framed paintings that are seen in a normal perspec...