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Texture, Tactility

Texture, Tactility

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explore texture as an element of composition.

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Terms to Know

The visible mark of the paintbrush on the surface of a painting.


The thick buildup of paint, usually oil or acrylic, on the surface of a painting.

Mixed Media

Any type of art that combines different artistic media.


A style of painting (such as Impressionism) that emphasizes the brushstroke and action of applying paint to surface.


How the surface of a work of art would feel if one could touch it, or its visible tactile qualities.