Element of texture
Textured feathers make the bird come alive.
The brush strokes give everything in the painting the same texture, making the woman blend into the landscape as if she is part of it.
The texture of the lilies and the grass stand apart from the silky look of the water.
Accuracy in capturing the texture of the landscape brings you into the painting.
The texture of the snow appears light and airy in some areas and icy and hard in others.
The texture given to the frame creates the illusion it is a carving, when it is really a drawing.
The soft lamb fur contrasts the sharp rocks in the background
There is a great deal of texture applied to Von Gogh's face and hair; the viewer can almost feel it.
Each individual flower has its own unique texture.
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Art Gallery of New South Wales
Huntington Museum of Art
The J. Paul Getty Museum
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Korean Art Museum Association
Yale Center for British Art
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
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