Chinagraph


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Chinagraph

(ˈtʃaɪnəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Art Terms) trademark
a. a coloured pencil used for writing on china, glass, etc
b. (as modifier): a Chinagraph pencil.
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Someone before us had tried to write them on the wall with chinagraph pencil but this didn't last long.
Thus, a map that was marked with straight lines with the use of a Chinagraph pencil largely determined the fate of the Arabs, dividing them in accordance with various haphazard assumptions of tribal and sectarian lines.
Squared up as if marked by a photographer's Chinagraph pencil is the lower head, itself a spliced amalgam of the heads of Bacon and his late, great muse and lover, George Dyer, who committed suicide in 1971.
The name given to this borderland, 'Green Line', had nothing to do with ecology; it denotes the green 'chinagraph' wax pencil with which the British army officer, Major General Peter Young, drew the original line in late December 1963 to mark the ceasefire line between Turkish and Cypriot troops.
"A pounds 200million ship and it all comes down to paint marks and a chinagraph pencil," he laughed.
Emma Quay has used chinagraph pencil and acrylic paint to create warm, expressive and endearing illustrations that complement the text perfectly.