A glossary of art vocabulary and definitions beginning with J.
- An acronym for “Joint Photographic Experts Group” is a commonly used standard method of compressing photographic images on the Web. JPEG graphics are capable of reproducing a full range of color while still remaining small enough for Web use.
- Japanese Prints
- A color print executed from woodblocks in water-based inks and developed to a high degree of artistry by the Japanese especially in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
- The influence of Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture, especially Impressionism.
- Jewish ceremonial art or artifacts used by Jews for religious rituals or practices.
- Junk Art
- Three dimensional works of art composed from old or discarded items, such as junk or trash, of little or no value. This form of artwork is deliberately not visually pleasing; unattractive (a.k.a. anti-aesthetic).
- Justified Type
- In typography, text spaced out between words to create columns with both edges flush or evenly aligned. With narrow columns, justification can create awkward gaps. However, with wide columns, justification can add elegant symmetry.
- Fine art works produced by artists during their youth.
- The act of placing or positioning items in the image area side by side or next to one another to illustrate some comparison.
Have a question?
If you have a question about this painting, please contact us and we’ll be happy to answer any of your questions.
Teresa’s Insider News
Be the first to know! Sign up here to be among the first to receive sneak peeks of recently completed paintings, new announcements and other updates at the art studio.
Teresa has an insider newsletter and it’s FREE! This is her way of keeping her friends up to date by giving you sneak peeks of new paintings she completes, as well as other announcements before they are made public. Her newsletter is published every other month, so be sure to get on her mailing list. You don’t want to miss a thing!
Art Glossary Links
Thanks for reading this!
Feel free to share this with your friends.
UPDATED: 22 March 2021