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Questions tagged [technique-identification]

Use when trying to figure out the name of a technique used in an existing art or craft.

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Advice on how to make a pea pod style ring

I tried on these rings and I thought they were really beautiful. I was wondering how I could reproduce one - I want to do a silver course, so I would like to do one that includes this technique if it'...
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What type of weave is this?

It's a super durable shirt and I want another like it, but I bought it over 10 years ago. It's 100 % cotton and is a Reebok NBA "Hardwood Classics" shirt.
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What type of painting is this watercolor?

What is the below type of art is called? And what type of paper and colors are used here? Can you do that using acrylic colors?
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How to cut a small cylinder out of a chunk of foam with some precision

I have a parallelogram shaped chunk of foam, the kind of foam you find in headphone ear pads. Let's say it's 50mm long on both sides and 5mm thick. What is the best way to cut 5mm long, 2mm diameter ...
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How do I join polyester tubular yarn skeins together?

I'm working on a moss stitch knit baby blanket with Hobbycraft's In The Zone tubular yarn, which is 100% polyester. I've come to the end of my first skein and I'm struggling to figure the best way to ...
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Pirate sword painting

So, I've thought of using glue to stick pieces of cardboard together into a sword and then putting aluminum foil on it and painting it to look like it has rusted. Turns out, for paint to stick to ...
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What makes the Hobbit Holes look so cosy? [closed]

I hope I chose the right SE site for this question and it is not too general, but I'm having a hard time to approach this question and I did not find any better place to ask. I'm trying to identify ...
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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. I've seen it sometimes used on movie and video game covers, but never knew the name of it.
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Name for technique of scribbling, then drawing of bits of scribble

I remember there being a technique for scribbling on paper (semi-absent-minded-ly), then looking at the scribbles to find shapes and inspiration. This is an example of it: https://youtu.be/...
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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 this crochet stitch?

Can anyone tell me what type of crochet stitch is being used here in the light green area (above the pink on the wrist). It looks like possibly 3 dc stitches in one hole, but I'm wondering if anyone ...
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Creating Color Bleed From Magazine Cutouts

Im currently working on an art collage project where I want to cause the dyes and inks from magazine cutouts to bleed, smear, and run across their paper. I have tried paint thinner, bleach, vinegar, ...
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What is the name of this knit stitch?

I want to make the head band in this video. It's not in English and I'm not familiar with that knitting style as I'm a beginner. Could somebody tell me the name of the knit stitch?
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What is the name of the following kinds of patterns?

I have found the following patterns online and am wondering what exactly they are called?
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What is this decorative motif called?

I was walking past an old building on Canal Street, NYC, and I saw this: Is there a term for the... peanuty pattern around this column? I can't remember the address of this building, though I am ...
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What kind of art style is this? (Close to precisionism…!)

this is sort of a follow-on question from the this question, and after reading this set of guidelines, I'm still not entirely sure I'm in the right place or asking the right question. Still, nothing ...
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Does this type of hemming have a name, and is it fixable by hand?

Both sleeve ends of a jacket end in this type of stitching, which after a decade, is starting to come apart. The jacket itself is Tyrolean, made of loden, which is a type of melton wool. I don't know ...
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The Whisper of Glocken by John Worsley: which painting technique is it?

I am trying to learn painting by mimicking the adaption of The Whisper of Glocken by John Worsley. I just love it! I just need to know which techniques does he used there. The link above and the ...
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Method for high clarity plique à jour

I notice that Laliques famous plique à jour pieces have remarkable clarity. Typical modern works, or those examples I see being done by artisans on YouTube are always much more cloudy or translucent. ...
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What is way to make the painting where it seems as if colors in it have been splashed on it?

Found this on the cover page of some book: It looks as if the colors have been splashed here. What is the way to make such painting?
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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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Is there a name for an orange, gray and white -style pattern?

I've heard somewhere that an orange, gray and white "style" has a specific name. I believe that it has "minimalism" in it, but I cannot recall. Here is an example of the color scheme, but in my case ...
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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 Japanese printing which uses hammered leaves on white cloth?

I once saw on TV a type of craft work that used the shapes and colours of leaves arranged carefully in between folded white canvas cloth and beaten with a small hammer. The result was a beautiful copy ...
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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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What is the name of the drawing having free hand shapes of animals, birds, flowers combined together to form a pattern/story?

I want to study the composition techniques used in following drawings found from a Google search. What should I look for in Google to read about this drawing pattern/technique?
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What is the name of the embroidery stitch which looks like tiny lines with gaps betweeen them?

What is the name of this kind of embroidery stitch: [Source: https://www.kollabora.com/projects/free-leaf-embroidery-pattern]