artistic creation

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Noun1.artistic creation - the creation of beautiful or significant thingsartistic creation - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
creation, creative activity - the human act of creating
arts and crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraft; "they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"
ceramics - the art of making and decorating pottery
decalcomania - the art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface
decoupage - the art of decorating a surface with shapes or pictures and then coating it with vanish or lacquer
draftsmanship, drawing, drafting - the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
glyptography - carving or engraving (especially on stones)
gastronomy - the art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food
origami - the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
perfumery - the art of making perfumes
printmaking - artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens
sculpture, carving - creating figures or designs in three dimensions
topiary - making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees
Americana - any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America
art, fine art - the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art"
ground - (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
talaria - a winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)
vocabulary - the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts); "he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques"
aesthetics, esthetics - (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art); "traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value"
cinema, film, celluloid - a medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
tout ensemble, ensemble - an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
expo, exposition, exhibition - a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
authenticator, appraiser - one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
idealogue, theoretician, theoriser, theorist, theorizer - someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
tension - a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature); "there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time"; "there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history"
doldrums, stagnation, stagnancy - a state of inactivity (in business or art etc); "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"
longueur - a period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)
finger-paint - apply colors with one's fingers
fresco - paint onto wet plaster on a wall
distemper - paint with distemper
illuminate - add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
miniate, rubricate - decorate (manuscripts) with letters painted red; "In this beautiful book, all the place names are rubricated"
blazon, emblazon - decorate with heraldic arms
sculpt, sculpture - create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material; "sculpt a swan out of a block of ice"
paint - make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
repaint - paint again; "He repainted the same scenery many times during his life"
charge - place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
depict, picture, show, render - show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
illustrate - depict with an illustration
stylise, stylize, conventionalize - represent according to a conventional style; "a stylized female head"
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The Chronicles of Ara' is a fantastically imaginative series that explores the origins and repercussions of artistic creation.
The exhibition titled "Fieldtrip Artistic Creation by Pakistani & Chinese Artists" was organized at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) in collaboration with Cultural Consulate of the Chinese Embassy.
The Association believes the proposed legal modifications will have a counter-effect in the realm of artistic creation.
In celebration of the launch of Art Mix, the Baltic's new programme for young people, the gallery is inviting people to take part in the act of artistic creation.
Twixy is a Rock Star" is an amazing artistic creation by a 10 year old girl with assistance from her parent.
The exhibits spanned 110 years of artistic creation, launched by the founder of modern painting in Macedonia, Vangel Kodzoman I, and continued by Milos Kodzoman II, one of the best established and well known Macedonian fine artists and Vangel Kodzoman III.
CARTHAGE (TAP) - The Presidency of the Republic strongly condemned on Saturday as "irresponsible" the calls for the murder of artists "launched even in the mosques", reminding that "the freedoms of opinion, expression and artistic creation are irrevocable rights.
Here are the youth we have been looking for, and are finding, with the realization that their sense of artistic creation for societal transformation is possible in a world where such values are hard to come by.
This exercise in cultural history looks at the period from 1750 to 1850 which saw a revolution in the nature of artistic creation.
One artistic creation comprises seven rocks engraved with the Royal speeches that will be placed in strategically selected wilayats across the Sultanate, each dedicated to the Founder of modern Oman.
And it appears that his club also failed to see the merit of his artistic creation.
She affirmed that the cultural strategy for the advancement of Arab women aimed at empowering women as contributor to the comprehensive and sustainable development process and strengthening their position as key players in all areas of intellectual and artistic creation.