beaux arts

Definitions of beaux arts
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n the study and creation of visual works of art

Synonyms:
fine arts
Types:
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painting
creating a picture with paints
carving, sculpture
creating figures or designs in three dimensions
architecture
the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
distemper
a method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder; used for painting posters or murals or stage scenery
fresco
a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
impasto
painting that applies the pigment thickly so that brush or palette knife marks are visible
modeling, modelling, molding, moulding
a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
oil painting
the art or method of painting with oil paints
water-color, water-colour, watercolor, watercolour
the art or technique of painting with watercolors
landscape architecture
the branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment
urban planning
the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activities
interior design
the branch of architecture dealing with the selection and organization of furnishings for an architectural interior
Type of:
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts
studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

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