Free-hand drawing

a style of drawing made without the use of guiding or measuring instruments, as distinguished from mechanical or geometrical drawing; also, a drawing thus executed.

See also: Drawing

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She felt that its formal demeanour demanded tools to be precisely delivered, and, wanting to minimize her tools, her preference was for the free-hand drawing against the precisely measured one.
Her mentors consisted of the first and second generations of modernists: Victorio Edades (who handled art history); Galo Ocampo (composition); Diosdado Lorenzo (drawing from life); Virgina Ty (free-hand drawing); and J.
Each day, he may spend up to four hours performing free-hand drawing exercises, designed to achieve perfection in his line-making ability.
The free-hand drawing surfaced in 1939 in possession of Richard Hejwosz, who initiated a search for relatives of the mapmaker.
As they develop confidence in free-hand drawing, students learn to appreciate the still life as another approach to experiencing art.
It is a new mode of freestanding scanning defined by free-hand drawing on the image, allowing the user to scan a selected area for spectrum.
The BE-300 comes bundled with personal information management (PIM) applications, including a calendar, contacts database, to-do list, and memo pad that allows text and free-hand drawing. It also comes with e-mail and Web browser capabilities; a multimedia package with an MP3 player, a still-image viewer, a camera application and PC data SyncSoft.
The Koala Micro Illustrator generates circles, squares, disks, and other shapes, and also lets the user create free-hand drawings. Its "brush set" changes the width or style of the line drawn by the cursor.
You can meet Hunter and see him transforming his free-hand drawings from his etched zinc plates, into original finished works of art.