To represent or design according to a style or stylistic pattern rather than according to nature.
Simplified or exaggerated visual form which emphasizes particular or contrived design qualities.
(adj) executed in an artificial style that usually involves a degree of exaggeration or abstraction
To create an artwork following the rules of a style rather than from direct observation of nature.
Descriptive of works based on forms in the natural world, but simplified or distorted for design purposes. See also abstract.
A design with modified or abstracted elements that give the design a more decorative look. Details...
Describing the simplification or ABSTRACTION of forms according to specific conventions rather than personal expression or NATURALISM.