Art Principles and History

Art Fundamentals

What is graphic art?

“Graphic art” is a loose term encompassing two-dimensional art such as drawing, painting, and printmaking, especially work that emphasizes line over color. Graphic art, a broad category, is not the same thing as graphic design, which relates to printed work that incorporates text and image.


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