Definitions for "STYLIZED"
To represent or design according to a style or stylistic pattern rather than according to nature.
Simplified or exaggerated visual form which emphasizes particular or contrived design qualities.
(adj) executed in an artificial style that usually involves a degree of exaggeration or abstraction
using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous; "a stylized mode of theater production"
Used to describe works of art which conform to imagined or invented visual rules. Work that is stylized tends to be less spontaneous or visually responsive to changes in subject matter.
As opposed to naturalistic carving, stylized carving embellishes on life, and is an interpretation of the carvers artistic concepts.