Questions tagged [style-identification]

When trying to find the correct name, terminology, or description for a certain art or design style. Use in combination with the appropriate medium tag (e.g. [illustration], [sculpting]). See the usage guidance for a definition and details. Please provide images, and preferably a detailed description or list of the characteristics you are specifically interested in or that stand out for you.

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What is the style of the bas-reliefs in these photos?

I recently became interested in interior design, and I would like to apply the classic style that can be seen in the images below from the movie "House of Gucci". As far as I've been able to ...
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What is the name of this 3D rendering style/technique with solid colors and black outlines?

Is there a specific name for this style of 3d art where objects have a black outline/border? Some of them are colorful (like Lucha Fury) while some of them have a simple color and shading (like the ...
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What do you call two identical shapes overlapping to form a perfect square or circle?

What do you call two identical shapes overlapping to form a perfect square or circle? These are simple examples; I want more complicated examples or the name of this type of art. I'm looking for a ...
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What's this art-style?

Hiya, I was browsing google looking for what my art style is called, and I came across this image, which I think describes my art style perfectly. So, I have to ask, what is the name of this art style?...
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What do you call these pictures / illustrations?

I have seen a few pictures like this one, but I never found out what to call them: Artwork by Matei Apostolescu It doesn't necessarily need to be this abstract, just a detailed illustration, where ...
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What's the name for the pen and ink drawing style seen in J. J. Grandville's art?

I don't know much about art history or different drawing traditions, but I often see this style of line art (done in pen and ink I think?) which uses many thin lines for shading. Some examples of what ...
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What art style is this?

I like this art style and would like to be able to find more like it: Click for larger version
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What's this art style?

I've seen a couple cool pictures with drawing on certain parts. I was curious if there was an actual name for this style. You can see the background and parts of the subject are the photo, and then ...
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What is the name of my drawing style? Black and white?

I'm looking for a term for my art drawings. I'm going to post a gig on Fiverr and I don't know what to call it (black and white art/drawing?). There has to be a name for it. I have been drawing using ...
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Style of drawing with small head and big body [duplicate]

I often see pictures in web where people are drawn with small heads and big bodies. I think, Apple or JetBrains companies use this way of drawing. Is it a specific style? How is it called?
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What's the name of this cartoon style?

What's the name for this style of cartooning? Has anyone written about its history? It's been around for a few years and people are using it everywhere. Some things I've noticed: It's used a lot by ...
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How can I describe this alien-looking sculpture art style / concept to find other examples?

I want to make a sculpture of an abstract, alien-looking, spiky, liquid-like solid object (I don't know how to properly describe it) like in the screenshot below. What is this style / concept of ...
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What is the name of this black lines only oriental drawing style?

If I recall correctly from my art history lessons many years ago this drawing style should have a distinct name, but I can't remember. source
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Is there a formal name for an artwork such as this?

I wanted to draw something subtle yet loud and ended up with the following. I am not classically trained at all and do not have much knowledge regarding styles and schools of art. After this drawing I ...
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Why do some artists use narrow tonal ranges?

Why do some artists use narrow tonal ranges in their paintings? What is the advantage? Some examples: One art writer I read writes that a narrow tonal range produces a "metaphysical" feel to the ...
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Is there a name for this style and/or "subject matter" of art?

Is there a particular term for style of illustration found on Codenames: Pictures cards, and/or is there a term for the subject matter? Ideally I'd like a term, or phrase, or something to describe ...
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How to describe this style of pencil art?

There is a style of art that I have seen occasionally on wine bottles, but I do not know how to describe it. Here is an example: source I would like the name of the style because I would like to ...
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What is the artstyle called where they have the protagonist large and all the other characters within the perimeter of the protagonist?

A great example of this is the box art for Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience (see image below). I've seen it used sometimes on movie and video game covers, but never knew the name of it. ...
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What kind of artistic style categorises such paintings?

What do you call these kind of painting (attached below)? What is the genre of such art works? I'm absolutely in love with this artistic style, the exaggeratedly tall houses and long trees in some old ...
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What is the name of this drawing style of images?

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What style of art is this?

This art style is very reminiscent of old cartoons. Could you tell me if it has a name? I've become very interested in it.
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What kind of art style is this?

I'm currently trying to find a particular methodology with which I can texture the environments in a computer game (stay with me here!). I'm drawn to the clean, low-frequency detailing from a game ...
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Trying to find a sewing pattern or style name for this style of dess

Hello I am trying to find a sewing pattern that has the same type of style for the chest area of this dress or just the name of the style so that I have something to go on. I'm not too worried about ...
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What is the name of this drawing style?

I wonder what's the name of the style of drawing of the pictures shown below. I know it's some kind of digital painting, but if I want to draw characters like this with a pencil, can I find references ...
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What art style does this black and white work represent?

My cousin makes this kind of black and white art. He doesn't have any education in art or doing paintings or drawings. He once told me he just sits and draws whatever that comes from within. So, all ...
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What name best describes this style of pen-and-ink art?

I have been working with pen and ink, doing pieces of this style for more than a decade. Many times, I have been asked for a name to describe what I do, and I'm continually left with stating that it ...
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What's the term for the opposite drawing style to hyperrealism?

I'm learning how to draw, and I'm trying to find the name of my favorite style so I can find more resources about it. The style is reasonably minimalistic, using only the necessary detail to make ...
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What is the name of this 3D object creation technique?

What is the name of this art? What key words could I google to find similar results? (Photos credit: The Mesh app on the Apple store )
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