underpainting

  1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Objects Facet
  4. Components (hierarchy name)
  5. components (objects parts)
  6. [components by specific context]
  7. visual works components
  8. painting components
  9. paint layers
  10. underpainting
Scope note
A preliminary layer in a painting in which drawing, composition, and tonal values are worked out, or an area in one color which is then to be worked with glazes.
underpainting
Accepted term: 20-May-2024