diagram a simplified drawing showing the appearance, structure, or workings of something; a schematic representation...


calligramme is a text or poem of a type developed by Guillaume Apollinaire in which the words or letters make up a shape, particularly a...

automatic drawing

automatic drawing was developed by the surrealists, as a means of expressing the subconscious. In automatic drawing, the hand is allowed to move ‘randomly’ across...


bulletism is shooting ink at a blank piece of paper, then developing images based on what is seen...   bulletism →


aerography is a surrealist method in which a stencil used in spraypainting is replaced by a three-dimensional object...   aerography →

gesture drawing

gesture drawing a technique of drawing a single or multiple lines freely and quickly as a subject is visualised and perceptions of volume, mass, movement,...

cross-contour drawing

cross-contour drawing the technique of drawing lines to represent a series of cuts across the surface of a form rather than its edges...   cross-contour drawing →


cubomania a surrealist method of making collages in which a picture or image is cut into squares and the squares are then reassembled without regard...

military perspective

military perspective in a military projection, the horizontal sections are isometrically drawn so that the floor plans are not distorted and the verticals are drawn...