Thematic Vocabulary: Arts

Character Pinyin English
艺术 yìshù art (N)
艺术家 yìshùjiā artist (N)
huà to paint, draw (V)
刷子 shuāzi brush (N)
油漆 yóuqī (oil) paint (N)
画架 huàjià easel (N)
雕刻品 diāokèpǐn sculpture (N)
创意 chuàngyì to create (VO); creativity (N)
艺术工业 yìshù gōngyè art industry (N)
jade (N)
书法 shūfǎ calligraphy (N)
人像 rénxiàng portrait (N)
山水 shānshuǐ landscape painting (N) (litt. mountains and water)
数字艺术 shùzì yìshù digital art (N)
展览 zhǎnlǎn to display, to show (N); display, exhibition (N)
博物馆 bówùguǎn museum (N)
美术馆 měishùguǎn art gallery (N)
陶瓷 táocí pottery or ceramics (N)
摄影术 shèyǐngshù photography (N)
摄影机/照相机 shèyǐngjī/ zhàoxiàngjī camera (N)
数码相机 shùmǎ xiàngjī digital camera (N)
拍照片 pāi zhàopiàn to take a picture (V)

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