beaux arts

Definitions of beaux arts
  1. noun
    the study and creation of visual works of art
    synonyms: fine arts
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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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