Art+of+delineation

  • 1 Delineation — De*lin e*a tion, n. [L. delineatio: cf. F. d[ e]lin[ e]ation.] 1. The act of representing, portraying, or describing, as by lines, diagrams, sketches, etc.; drawing an outline; as, the delineation of a scene or face; in drawing and engraving,… …

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  • 2 art — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. craft, skill; cunning; science, technics; fine arts (See representation). See business. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Skill or creative power] Syn. skill, craft, technique, artistry, craftsmanship,… …

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  • 3 art — Synonyms and related words: American, Art Nouveau, Ashcan school, Barbizon, Bauhaus, Bolognese, British, Cobra, Dadaism, Dutch, Fauvism, Flemish, Fontainebleau, French, Gothicism, Italian, Italian hand, Mannerist, Milanese, Modenese, Momentum,… …

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  • 4 delineation — Synonyms and related words: account, alphabet, art, band, bar, black and white, blueprint, brouillon, cameo, cartoon, catalog, cataloging, character, character sketch, charactering, characterization, charcoal, charcoal drawing, chart, chiaroscuro …

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  • 5 INFORMEL (ART) — Selon qu’on y reconnaît une catégorie critique ou un opérateur théorique, le concept d’«informel» revêt rétrospectivement, dans la conjoncture artistique de l’après guerre, une extension très variable: soit qu’il serve à distinguer et à qualifier …

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  • 6 Hatshepsut — Pharaoh Infobox Name=Hatshepsut Caption=Statue of Hatshepsut on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Reign=1479 ndash;1458 BC Dynasty=18th Dynasty Predecessor=Thutmose II Successor=Thutmose III Prenomen= Maatkare Truth Ma at is the Ka of Re… …

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  • 7 drawing — n. 1. Pulling, attracting, draining, inhaling, etc. See draw. 2. Art of delineation. 3. Delineation, sketch, picture, plan, outline, draught …

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  • 8 drawing — [n] illustration cartoon, commercial art, comp, delineation, depiction, design, doodle, etching, graphics, layout, likeness, outline, painting, picture, portrayal, representation, sketch, storyboard, study, tracing, work of art; concept 625 …

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  • 9 Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …

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  • 10 To draw to a head — Draw Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …

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  • 11 draw — I. v. a. 1. Pull, drag, haul, tug, pull along. 2. Attract, bring toward, pull toward. 3. Suck, drain, suck dry. 4. Inhale, inspire, breathe in, take into the lungs. 5. Extract, take out, draw out. 6. Induce, move, lead, allure, entice, engage,… …

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  • 12 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 13 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 …

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  • 14 novel — novel1 novellike, adj. /nov euhl/, n. 1. a fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes. 2. (formerly) novella (def. 1). [1560 70; <… …

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  • 15 map — mappable, adj. mapper, n. /map/, n., v., mapped, mapping. n. 1. a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships… …

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  • 16 representation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Portrayal Nouns 1. representation, imitation, illustration, delineation, depiction, depictment, imagery, portraiture, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, drawing, sculpture, engraving,… …

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  • 17 sketch — n 1 outline, diagram, delineation, draft, tracing, plot, blueprint (see under SKETCH vb) Analogous words: design, plot, *plan, scheme, project: *chart, map 2 précis, aperçu, *compendium, syllabus, digest, pandect, survey sketch vb Sketch, outline …

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  • 18 POETRY — This article is arranged according to the following outline (for modern poetry, see hebrew literature , Modern; see also prosody ): biblical poetry introduction the search for identifiable indicators of biblical poetry the presence of poetry in… …

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  • 19 Map — /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… …

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  • 20 MAP — See modified American plan. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an area of the Earth or of any celestial body. Globes are maps represented on… …

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