List of Art Words

220 Art Words to use as random stimulation and creativity prompts. Sign-up for an art class, draw something, doodle or simply link a piece of art equipment to your existing problem and let your brain run wild. Ideas will come.

220 Art Words to use as random stimulation and creativity prompts.

"Random stimulation is a provocation. Because of the way the mind works any stimulus whatsoever can be found to develop a connection with any other." - Edward de Bono

List of Art Words

  • Abstract
  • Acrylic paints
  • Airbrush
  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Art gallery
  • Artist
  • Artistic
  • Artist's bridge
  • Artwork
  • Assemblage
  • Basic shapes
  • Batik
  • Beads
  • Blending
  • Bridge
  • Brightness
  • Brush
  • Cake moulds
  • Calligraphy
  • Cameo
  • Camera
  • Canvas
  • Cartoon
  • Carve
  • Casting
  • Cave drawings
  • Ceramics
  • Ceramic markers
  • Ceramic paint
  • Chalk
  • Charcoal
  • Charcoal pencil
  • Chisel
  • Chocolate moulds
  • Clay
  • Cloisonné
  • Collage
  • Color
  • Color wheel
  • Colored pencils
  • Compass
  • Composition
  • Contrast
  • Cookie cutters
  • Craft
  • Crayons
  • Create
  • Creativity
  • Critique
  • Cropping
  • Cross-Hatching
  • Decorate
  • Decorative
  • Decoupage
  • Depict
  • Depth
  • Design
  • Different angles
  • Digital scrapbooking
  • Doodling
  • Draw
  • Drawing
  • Easel
  • Egg tempera
  • Elements
  • Enamel
  • Encaustic
  • Engraving
  • Erase
  • Eraser
  • Etching
  • Exhibit
  • Exhibition
  • Fabric Markers
  • Fabric Paint
  • Film
  • Fixing spray
  • Form
  • Frame
  • Fresco
  • Gallery
  • Gesso
  • Gilding
  • Glass
  • Glassblowing
  • Glaze
  • Glitter
  • Glue
  • Gold leaf
  • Gouache
  • Graffiti
  • Graphic design
  • Graphite
  • Grid
  • Hammer
  • Hatching
  • Highlights
  • Hue
  • Illustrate
  • Illustration
  • Image
  • Ink
  • Installation
  • Jewellery design
  • Kiln
  • Landscape
  • Latex paint
  • Lead pencils
  • Lettering
  • Light
  • Line
  • Liner brush
  • Linseed oil
  • Lithograph
  • Low-relief
  • Mahl stick
  • Maquette
  • Marble
  • Marbling
  • Marker
  • Masterpiece
  • Mechanical pencil
  • Media
  • Medium
  • Mixed media
  • Mobile
  • Model
  • Mosaic
  • Mural
  • Museum
  • Netting
  • Objects d'art
  • Oil paint
  • Oil pastels
  • Paint
  • Paint-by-number
  • Paint roller
  • Paintbrushes
  • Painter
  • Painting
  • Palette
  • Palette knife
  • Paper
  • Paper punch
  • Pastels
  • Pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Pens
  • Pen grips
  • Perspective
  • Photo
  • Photograph
  • Pigment
  • Porcelain
  • Portfolio
  • Portrait
  • Portray
  • Poster
  • Pottery
  • Pounce
  • Primary color
  • Print
  • Printing
  • Proportion
  • Quill
  • Quilt
  • Quilting
  • Realism
  • Ribbons
  • Ruler
  • Scale
  • Scissors
  • Scrapbook
  • Scrapbooking
  • Screen printing
  • Sculpt
  • Sculptor
  • Sculpture
  • Seascape
  • Secondary color
  • Self-Portrait
  • Shading
  • Shadow
  • Shape
  • Silk screen
  • sketch
  • Sketchbook
  • Solvent
  • Stained glass
  • Stencil
  • Still life
  • Stippling
  • Stone
  • Stonecutting
  • Studio
  • Style
  • Subject matter
  • Symmetry
  • Tape
  • Tempera
  • Template
  • Textile arts
  • Texture
  • Tie-dye
  • Tole painting
  • Tone
  • Tools
  • Trompe l'oeil
  • T-square
  • Tube
  • Turpentine
  • Undertone
  • Varnish
  • Vellum
  • Video
  • Visual
  • Water soluble pencils
  • Watercolours
  • Waterscape
  • Wax
  • Wheel
  • White chalk
  • Wood
  • Wood carving
  • Wood engraving
  • Woodcut
  • Zentangle

 

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