[ adjective ] (fine arts) represented in simplified or symbolic form
Used in print(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)
Figures 1 to 3 show photographic and schematic views of the test stand and of two different models of the anode holder .(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Whenever artists , indeed , turned_to actual representations or molded three-dimensional_figures , which were rare down to 800 B.C. , they tended to reflect reality ( see Plate 6a , 9b ) ; a schematic , abstract treatment of men and animals , by intent , rose only in the late eighth century .(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
If , on_the_other_hand , they opted_for representation , it had to be representation per_se - representation as image pure_and_simple , without connotations ( at_least , without more than schematic ones ) of the three-dimensional space in which the objects represented originally existed .