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What is Texture? In art on a flat surface, like a painting or drawing or watercolor, it is an illusion. It Is the way something appears to feel. In sculpture, three dimensions, it is the way the surface feels or reads. An example a tree's bark reads rough or paperery like a birch tree.
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The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Marble simulated texture
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Albrect Durer
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Textures
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Vincent Van Gogh

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Andrew Wyeth drawing
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Jamie Wyeth drawing

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Andrew Wyeth, notice the bucket.

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Clemens
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Clemens
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Clemens
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Clemens

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An example of line and texture
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And the rose, like tissue paper. the veins are even drawn in. There is a nice sublte contrast happening that sets the tone for the pedals.



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Vincent Van Gogh
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Doodle, the contour lines imply texture by their directions.
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Bee hive basket woven straw, and how does texture tell us this?

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The wrapping changes the texture of this animal doesn't it? how is the texture changed?

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Wood and rope

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A John Constable landscape sketch. Notice how he has notated differing and contrasting textures.
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Andrew Wyeth what would the texture of the curtains be? How do you know?
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Refer to Keith Richards above.