Red chalk


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an indurated clayey ocher containing iron, and used by painters and artificers; reddle.
See under Chalk.

See also: Chalk, Red

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Touching pattern - a carpet should not be bedizzened out like a Riccaree Indian - all red chalk, yellow ochre, and cock's feathers.
One or two pictures of a quiet kind hung in the corners, one a large grey photograph of a very young man in uniform, another a red chalk sketch of two long-haired boys.
The red chalk drawing of the Madonna and Child detailed the cause of death and the date the artist died in Venice - which was all information that had never been discovered.
Written in red chalk on the black pot was 'my vote is not for sale,' the message that Aca has been trying to impress on the city's voters for the past four elections.
There is a surprising amount of colour in this collection, and Gadola is particularly fond of red chalk. One favourite is a study in red and black chalk of a seated man by Federico Zuccaro, which once belonged to the English artist and drawings collector Jonathan Richardson.
At this point Michelangelo was mostly using red chalk, which was not easy to erase - which goes to show the level of confidence that Il Divino had in his drafting.
1508, red chalk, with small accent of white chalk, 11 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.
Caption: Clockwise, from top left: Michelangelo, Archers Shooting at a Herm, 1530-33, red chalk on paper, 8 5/8 x 12 3/4".
Although the notebook had previously been scrutinized by art historians, they chose to focus on a sketch of an old woman in black pencil with a line below reading "cosa bella mortal passa e non dura," which translates to "mortal beauty passes and does not last." The other sketches and doodles below it were, in the 1920s, dismissed as "irrelevant notes and diagrams in red chalk."
Never use a red chalk line for making what you hope are temporary markings on anything that will be visible after the job is complete.
As the opening credits roll, Karen O sings a droning cover of the 1980s hit Obsession ("Who do you want me to be/ To make you sleep with me") over a grainy montage featuring dancers and a lot of flying red chalk. It already feels as if we were back in the soft core heyday of Zalman King, with David Duchovny about to walk on screen to narrate an episode of Red Shoe Diaries .