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Post-and-Beam System (post and lintel)
In architecture, a structural system that uses 2+ uprights or posts to support a horizontal beam (or lintel) that spans the space between them.


positive shape A figure or foreground shape, as opposed to a negative ground or background shape.
post-and-beam system (post and lintel) In architecture, a structural system that uses two or more uprights or posts to support a horizontal beam (or lintel) which spans the space between them.

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PRIMARY COLOURS
The basic hues of the spectrum from which all of the other hues can be mixed. The primary colors actually differ from context to context, but in the classic formal language of much artwriting, there are only the three: red, blue and yellow.

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Positive Space
The space in a painting occupied by the object depicted (not the spaces in-between objects) ...

positive shape A figure or foreground shape, as opposed to a negative ground or background shape.
Post-Impressionism A name that describes the painting of a number of artists, working in widely different styles, in the last decades of the 19th century in France.

See also: See also: Perspective, Contour, Reproduction, Subject matter, Painting

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