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artwork

artwork

/ˈɑɹtˌwɝk/
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drawings, photographs and pictures that are prepared for publication in a book, magazine, etc.
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Beautiful artwork, whatever this is.

Almost everyone in the village was involved with processing raw materials or making artwork to sell to tourists.

So then, the giant artwork, it's everything.

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auction

auction

/ˈɑkʃən/, /ˈɔkʃən/
noun
a public sale in which goods or properties are sold to the person who bids higher
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The sales from those auctions continue to set records.

Each day, the fish make their way from the boat decks to the auction floor.

Bidders like Takayuki have about 15 minutes to evaluate dozens of fresh tuna before the auction begins.

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collector

collector

/kəˈɫɛktɝ/
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someone who collects things, as a job or hobby
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This is where the eiderdown collectors come in.

I describe myself as a builder, driver, collector, in fact.

I'm a goal-oriented collector.

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exhibit

exhibit

/ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
noun
a public event in which objects such as paintings, photographs, etc. are shown
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This is one of my favorite exhibits of all time, anywhere.

But first I wanna stop at this exhibit.

So here's a entire exhibit about NASA's Space Program here.

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foreground

foreground

/ˈfɔɹˌɡɹaʊnd/
noun
the part of a scene, photograph, etc. that is closest to the observer
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And from there, I'm thinking about foreground, middle ground, and background.

Characters and foreground layers were added in afterwards in CG.

So on the foreground, my face is dark.

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graphics

graphics

/ˈɡɹæfɪks/
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the designs, pictures or drawings that are used in publications
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There's my graphics card.

Now here's a graphics app.

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illustration

illustration

/ˌɪɫəˈstɹeɪʃən/
noun
a picture or drawing in a book, or other publication, particularly one that makes the understanding of something easier
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Thus, ants provide an excellent illustration of how simple devices can achieve complex results.

Or if you would rather look into illustration first, we recommend Adobe Illustrator: Level Up Your Colours by Hayden Aube.

Let's Visualize: Illustration

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to inspire

to inspire

/ˌɪnˈspaɪɹ/
verb
to make someone have a specific emotion or feeling, particularly a positive one
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But other deaf people have been inspiring me to do so.

And this was inspired by an incident last year.

This video is inspired by a friend of mine, Jessica Kellgren-Fozard.

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masterpiece

masterpiece

/ˈmæstɝˌpis/
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a piece of art created with great skill, which is an artist's best work
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Alex: The master must sign his masterpiece.

This nation is our canvas, and this country is our masterpiece.

It may not get lots of fame and glory, but the flush toilet is a kind of modern masterpiece.

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realistic

realistic

/ˌɹiəˈɫɪstɪk/
adjective
depicting things as what they are in real life
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The head looks just like the famous physicist Albert Einstein and has amazingly realistic facial expressions.

Lastly, do not feel the need to be realistic or justify your dreams.

And I mean I can't say it's not realistic, it is.

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subject matter

subject matter

/sˈʌbdʒɛkt mˈæɾɚ/
noun
the theme or topic that a work of art, speech, etc. contains
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So are you patentable subject matter or what?

We're also gonna discuss what types of things can actually be copyrighted, what we call the subject matter.

And more importantly, we developed that sub subject matter expertise that we just haven't had for a while.

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self-portrait

self-portrait

/ˌsɛɫfˈpɔɹtɹət/
noun
a painting of a person that is created by the same person
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One mother made her own version of Kahlo's self-portrait with monkeys.

My self-portrait bleeds, and a bronze boy's sweat transubstantiates into potassium hydroxide.

And I show you two self-portraits of the artist, Chuck Close.

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to restore

to restore

/ɹɪˈstɔɹ/
verb
to repair a work of art, building, etc. so that it is in a good condition again
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I mean, my faith in humanity has been completely restored.

Sandrine has restored bows made by master artisans from hundreds of years ago.

Conservators use the material to mend old manuscripts, make copies, and restore missing pages.

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canvas

canvas

/ˈkænvəs/
noun
an oil painting done on a canvas
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Hodge: Yes, the white canvases or the black canvases are very rarely all they've done.

They haven't just come out of school and said, "I could paint a black canvas.

And Owen portrayed his vision of dinosaurs not on paper, or canvas, but in three dimensions!

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to depict

to depict

/dɪˈpɪkt/
verb
to represent or show something or someone by a work of art
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And he puzzled over the mismatch between the scenes depicted in the rock art and the desert around it.

You can even find this same pattern in the cats depicted in ancient Egyptian artwork.

They also depicted the connection between the tsar and people along a divine continuum.

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impressionism

impressionism

/ˌɪmˈpɹɛʃəˌnɪzəm/
noun
a movement in painting originated in 19th-century France that uses light and color in a way that gives an impression rather than a detailed representation of the subject

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harmony

harmony

/ˈhɑɹməni/
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a pleasing combination of things in a way that forms a coherent whole
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They live together in relative harmony, producing 80 percent of the world's opals.

This goes back to an ancient Greek understanding of justice as harmony.

The opera's central theme concerns balancing these extremes to achieve perfect harmony.

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model

model

/ˈmɑdəɫ/
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a person who is employed by an artist to pose for a painting, photograph, etc.
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He acknowledged that this new restaurant system was a good business model.

A model for fast-food restaurant service helped to revolutionize business throughout the world.

And as far as you know, there's no role models for you.

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mural

mural

/ˈmjʊɹəɫ/
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a large painting done on a wall
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The inner walls are covered in elaborate murals painted by artist Ragnar Persson and based on medieval art.

What are the ancient statues or the ancient murals or the ancient pottery, what speaks to you?

A mural in recognition of him hangs on a wall outside the shops.

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Renaissance

Renaissance

/ɹˈɛnəsˌɑːns/
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the period between the 14th and 16th centuries in Europe, marked by a rise of interest in Greek and Roman cultures, which is dominant in the art, philosophy, etc. of the times
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This renaissance didn't last long.

What was it about Italy that lent itself to Renaissancing?

"Jeff is a renaissance men, drilling down to the core issues and pushing the envelope.

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sculptor

sculptor

/ˈskəɫptɝ/
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someone who makes works of art by carving or shaping wood, clay, metal, etc. into different forms
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Splinter was a painter, sculptor, AND an architect.

His sculptors are carving 92 mythical scenes, or metopes, to decorate the temple.

Finally, the sculptor will assemble the different parts of the figure and paint the non-Photo Real parts.

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still life

still life

/stˈɪl lˈaɪf/
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a painting or drawing, representing objects that do not move, such as flowers, glassware, etc.; an artwork created using this method
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But moving on, I also collected this lovely still life over here by the brilliant Dutch painter, Jan van Huysum.

Landscapes and still lifes were at the bottom.

Obviously it's still life and things may not turn out perfectly.

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surrealism

surrealism

/sɝˈiəˌɫɪzəm/, /sɝˈiɫɪzəm/
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a 20th-century style of art and literature in which unrelated events or images are combined in an unusual way to represent the experiences of the mind
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Think just of how significant surrealism became.

This is the case for surrealism.

The way I describe my work is black and gray surrealism.

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viewpoint

viewpoint

/ˈvjuˌpɔɪnt/
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an angle or a place which provides a particular view
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I think that he has some interesting viewpoints.

We learn to empathize with other viewpoints and other people.

I mean this was a woman who did not take prisoners, in terms of her viewpoints.

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symbolism

symbolism

/ˈsɪmbəˌɫɪzəm/
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a late 19th-century style or movement of art that tried to express thoughts and states of mind in strong words and images, called symbols, and avoided detailed representations of the reality
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It’s a carefully orchestrated show loaded with symbolism.

And that actualization of the future of it is the symbolism of it.

And I think that just that moment was a symbolic-- the symbolism of it.

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abstract

abstract

/ˈæbˌstɹækt/, /æbˈstɹækt/
adjective
(of a form of art) not depicting things as they are in real life but as what the artist thinks of them
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I'm an abstract painter.

It even works okay when the ideas are abstract, like happiness and democracy.

But in deeper layers, those components get more abstract from how humans would describe the same data.

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expressionism

expressionism

/ɪksˈpɹɛʃəˌnɪzəm/
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a style and movement of art, music, and literature in the early 20th century that expresses extreme feelings and emotions instead of showing events or objects in a realistic manner

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composition

composition

/ˌkɑmpəˈzɪʃən/
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the art or the act of writing pieces of music, poetry, etc.
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We've created rivers and lakes, and changed the composition and temperature of the atmosphere.

Their composition and condition is changing constantly.

The companies using fracking say nothing about the precise composition of the chemical mixture.

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connoisseur

connoisseur

/ˌkɑnəˈsɝ/
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an expert who can judge the quality of a work of art, a food, a drink, etc.
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[Destini] Yeah, I like that we act like we're connoisseurs of this art now.

Truffles were just for the connoisseur.

It's called "the cookie connoisseur club.

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minimalism

minimalism

/ˈmɪnəməˌɫɪzəm/
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‌a style of art, music, or design that arose in the 1950s and is associated with simplicity and uses only a limited number of elements
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and I think the last one I actually turned on was a book about minimalism.

She turns away from her gifting minimalism, and becomes a curator of her collection of land.

I see minimalism.

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