The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the visual arts:
Visual arts - class of art forms, including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and others, that focus on the creation of works which are primarily visual in nature. Visual Arts that produce three-dimensional objects, such as sculpture and architecture, are known as plastic arts. The current usage of visual arts includes fine arts as well as crafts, but this was not always the case.
Elements of art - shape, form, value, line, color, space and texture