Today’s article on is a follow-up to one I wrote in September 2012, which listed various techniques and terms used by colored pencil artists.

More Artwork Terminology and Definitions: Classifying Art by Size and Type is a short lesson on some of the basic classifications of artwork based on size and subject.

Geared toward the beginner, this discussion of basic art categories is also a good reminder for all artists. Especially if you’re looking for fast and easy ways to do new things with your art.