Wash drawing
Wash drawing Wash drawing (Art) In water-color painting, work in, or a work done chiefly in, washes, as distinguished from that done in stipple, in body color, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • wash drawing — n. a drawing done with brush on paper in monochrome using many washes of transparent watercolor or of India ink, shading from light to dark …   English World dictionary

  • wash drawing — wash′ draw ing n. fia a watercolor painting executed by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other …   From formal English to slang

  • wash drawing — a watercolor painting executed by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other. * * * ▪ art  artwork in which a fine layer of colour usually diluted ink, bistre, or watercolour is spread with a brush over a broad surface evenly… …   Universalium

  • wash drawing — noun a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other • Syn: ↑wash • Hypernyms: ↑watercolor, ↑water color, ↑watercolour, ↑water colour …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash drawing — noun Date: 1889 watercolor painting in or chiefly in washes especially in black, white, and gray tones only …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wash drawing — Рисунок размывкой …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • wash-drawing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • line-and-wash drawing — ▪ art also called  Pen and wash Drawing,         in the visual arts, a drawing marked out by pen or some similar instrument and then tinted with diluted ink or watercolour. In 13th century China, artists used transparent ink washes to create… …   Universalium

  • drawing — /draw ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that draws. 2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color. 3. a sketch, plan, or design, esp. one made with pen, pencil …   Universalium

  • wash — Synonyms and related words: ablution, abstergent, acrylic painting, apply paint, aquarelle, babble, backwash, baptize, bath, bathe, baygall, be consistent, be the case, be true, be truthful, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, bog, bottom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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