Art Terms

Zoological Art: An artwork in which animals are the primary subject.

Design: The composition of an image, i.e. the overall organization of elements in a drawing, painting, print, or sculpture.

Print: An image made indirectly by a process in which a surface prepared to transfer ink is pressed against another surface, usually paper, which receives the ink.

Stonecut Print: A common technique used to make prints in the Canadian Arctic, whereby a drawing is traced onto a stone slab, the areas that are not to be printed are chiseled away, the carved image is covered with ink, and, finally, the image is transferred to paper.