brushwork


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brush·work

 (brŭsh′wûrk′)
n.
1. Work done with a brush.
2. The manner in which a painter applies paint with a brush.

brushwork

(ˈbrʌʃˌwɜːk)
n
1. (Art Terms) a characteristic manner of applying paint with a brush: that is not Rembrandt's brushwork.
2. work done with a brush

brush•work

(ˈbrʌʃˌwɜrk)

n.
the use of a brush as a tool.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brushwork - an artist's distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush
proficiency, technique - skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"
Translations

brushwork

[ˈbrʌʃwɜːk] Npincelada f, técnica f del pincel
Turner's brushworkla pincelada de Turner, la técnica del pincel de Turner

brushwork

[ˈbrʌʃˌwɜːk] n (Art) → tocco
References in classic literature ?
He seemed to recognize his own brushwork, and the frame was his own design.
When I see paintings, I see the materials before I see the image, I see the colors, the speed of the brushwork," says la O'.
With Roy's singular brushwork, palette, and vision displayed in gorgeously rendered full-color reproductions, and text in English, French, Innuaimun, and Inuttitut, "Terra Magna: Labrador" is a superbly reproduced art book in the form of a landscape compendium that is a delight to browse through and which would make an appealing Memorial Fund selection for a community library collection.
The artists' brushwork lent an impression of spontaneity and simplicity that concealed their prudently constructed composition.
Using simple brushwork and intense color, it tells stories of romantic country life through modern art language and expresses the dream for better life of the painters.
Moore uses carefully controlled brushwork to precisely describe his subject matter, but employs layers of contrasting hues to imbue his paintings with atmospheric effects.
He goes on to write: "With her bold experiments in subject matter, color, modelling, and brushwork, Modersohn-Becker was among the painters, along with Picasso and Matisse, who created modernism in the first years of the 20th century.
The paintings are technically accomplished, distinguished by fairly loose brushwork for New Mexico landscape painting with attention to light effects, and strike a balance between fine art and commercial work.
A blast of heavenly light behind her illuminates the clouds, captured with thick and free brushwork.
Impressionist Painting for the Landscape: Secrets for Successful Oil Painting provides some 50 lessons and tips for composition and brushwork and uses the Impressionist artists themselves as inspiration for any who would duplicate their works.
Murray, whose small-scale drawings freely mixed abstract brushwork and asemic, wordless writing, and Patricia Satterwhite, whose wildly inventive images of domestic products were incorporated into a wallpaper installation by her son, the artist Jacolby Satterwhite.
According to Mazzone, Brushstrokes enables art aficionados to enjoy the look of an artist's original brushwork without the high cost.