brushstroke


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brush·stroke

 (brŭsh′strōk′)
n.
1. A stroke of a brush, especially a paintbrush.
2. An artist's characteristic manner of applying paint, as manifested in his or her finished works.

brushstroke

(ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk) or

brush stroke

n
a particular method of using a brush, esp as indicated by the mark it leaves
Translations

brushstroke

[ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk] Npincelada f
in broad brushstrokes (fig) → a grandes rasgos

brushstroke

brush stroke [ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk] n (= mark) → coup m de pinceau
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, in Time Elapsed, 2015, a brushstroke of pink left dripping in an apocalyptic scene is lightly touched over, allowing one to imagine the presence of the moon against the fluid background painted in dark hues and turquoise; in Light in the Cloud, 2014, a few thin, bright, crisscrossing brushstrokes at the top interrupt the work's dark, earthy background; the pink and fluorescent yellow in Sea Pictures seem to dribble off as they hang in the sky over the distant mountain.
Ceramic Brushstroke dinnerware mimics de la Renta's own attempts at brushstroke painting after a trip to Japan, while the Dot and Dash pattern is reminiscent of a 1970s de la Renta ready-to-wear pattern.
Like a dancer who is also a choreographer, Katz composes each specific shape, gesture, and brushstroke to coalesce with his specially sequenced movements; his concern is with the coherence of motion and form.
Despite her generally calm and spiritual subject matter, with themes ranging from the desert to Sufism, her work can be distinguished by a wild application of both color and brushstroke.
Now return with another brushstroke, this time a little closer.
she keeps on brushstroke after brushstroke view lost in fog and cloud
Painters who want a quick, photo-filled guide to brush strokes and their results will want to keep THE BRUSHSTROKE HANDBOOK: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DECORATIVE PAINTING WITH BRUSHSTROKES close at hand.
What does Todd Williams, who moves like a calligraphy master's brushstroke, do in phase three of his career?
Each short chapter is like a brushstroke on her portrait of the time and the place.
These models painted with so broad a brushstroke that they could not portray details of the cosmic structures.
Peterson's collection, and beautifully captures the detail in the reproductions, revealing brushstroke and surface interest," said Robert Fishko, owner of the Forum Gallery in New York.