Art Terms

Cityscape: A work of art in which city buildings are the primary object.

Tempera Paint: A paint consisting of pigments found in a water-miscible emulsion. The paint is translucent and quick drying, and when it dries it is tough, durable, and waterproof, and the colours retain their brilliance.

Folk Art: A general term for the native arts and crafts of any particular region, arising from traditional cultural forms which are practical rather than theoretical and handed on between individuals without the development of formal systems of training.

Narrative Painting: The category of figurative paintings in which the image describes a particular scene or incident or tells a story.