Grade 2
Art Vocabulary
Overlap When an object or shape is partially covering another
Variety Many different types of one thing in a work of art
Secondary Colors The color green, orange, and purple that are made by
mixing two primary colors at a time
Printmaking A picture made from carving a material, rolling ink
on it, and pressing it onto paper
Positive Space The space in a work of art that is taken up by an
object
Negative Space Empty space in a work of art that creates a shape
Figure A shapes that stands for the human body
Proportion How sizes of objects compare to each other
Landscape Artwork about the land
Sculpture Artwork that is three-dimensional and can be viewed
from all sides