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PROPORTION - The way we show objects in relation to one another; size, shape, etc.
TONAL RANGE - Various shades of grey between absolute black and absolute white.
COMPOSITION - The placement of line , shape, color and value in a work of art; basically the total design.
LINE - A mark made by a pencil, brush, tool, etc., forming a part of a design . What we see as a line is actually where two objects meet.
FORM -Pertains to the shape and structure of a particular object.
GESTURE -Applies to a bodily motion or posture intended to express or emphasize expression.
CONTOUR - (Outline) A line which defines the shape of an object.
LINEAR PERSPECTIVE - The way we show objects in proportion to one another as they recede to a distant point.
VANISHING POINT - The point on the horizon line where parallel lines appear to vanish.
FORESHORTENING - Perspective on the human body. The study of how proportions change as the body moves from a standing position.
SKETCH - A rapid drawing or painting. This may be complete in itself or used for a more detailed project.
CONTRAST - A line, shape, color or value that differs from those which are dominant in the work.