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bas-relief

sculpture in low relief, in which the forms project slightly from the background but no part is completely detached from it

bas-relief

[¦ba·ri¦lēf]
(graphic arts)

bas-relief, basso-relievo, basso-rilievo

A carving, embossing, or casting moderately protruded from the background plane; low relief.
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He credits his background in Assumption High School of Davao for his early exposure to the lives of the rural and urban poor areas, who are the subject of his bas relief portraits marked with color and expressive lines in the faces of farmers, workers, Lumad and Moro people.
Pedwar ymgeisydd a aeth ati i gystadlu yng nghystadleuaeth Rhif 173, yn yr adran Priddfeini a Llestri Pridd, a oedd yn gofyn am fodel o Afr y Fyddin Gymreig, mewn Bas Relief, mewn Terra Cotta, neu fodel o'r Ddraig Goch mewn Bas Relief, mewn Terra Cotta - dipyn o gamp, a braf fyddai cael gweld y ceisiadau am y wobr o pounds 2 2s.
The inscription under the bas relief - "Love wisdom, and seek her out from thy youth," done in capital letters - became the theme for the 1955 Chronicle.
Alongside the most pious regard of the Crucifixion (including from a private collection a bas relief in Hopton stone) we find images of lovers in congress.
But probably the most unique and impressive of Angkor Wat's artworks are those in bas relief. Bas relief is a method of carving or molding in which a design stands out from a flat surface.
A comprehensive programme to conserve the bas relief plaques that adorn the palaces' walls have saved many of these unique historical artefacts.
The Legislature also commissioned a bas relief portrait of Theobald and installed it in the Assembly chamber.
with vibrant, hand painted fruits and vegetables in bas relief on unique ceramic bottles, each topped with a coordinating ceramic stopper.
DuPont Corian, for example, recently introduced its Bas Relief line, originally available only for commercial applications, to the residential market.
The interiors of tombs were richly decorated with wall paintings and painted bas relief. Such decoration depicted scenes of what the Egyptians imagined the afterlife to be, as well as ritualistic depictions of the elaborate offerings and prayers involved in the burial rite.
When the building was completed in 1929, the office tower featured a three-foot-high, 400-foot-long bronze bas relief. It begins 12-feet above the sidewalk and runs the entire length of the facade which was designed by Edward Trumbull.
Bite the delicate fingers that feed you, and portray it all in bas relief on the side of a cup, alongside the astronomical observations so far ahead of their time blueprints of buildings with fake facades and corbeled arches.