Visual Dictionary Online


Powered by

supportsclick to hear

Surfaces on which paintings, drawings and engravings are created.
supports paper cardboard canvas panel

paper click to hear

Vegetable substance reduced to paste, rolled and then dried into thin sheets that serve as a surface for a drawing, painting or engraving.

cardboard click to hear

Somewhat rigid sheet made of several layers of paper pulp; its function is to support a drawing or painting.

canvas click to hear

Piece of fabric covered with a primer and set on a stretcher; it serves as the surface for the painting.

panel click to hear

Wooden board that serves as a rigid support for a painting.