line drawing


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line drawing

n.
A drawing made with lines only, especially one used as copy for a line cut.

line drawing

n
(Art Terms) a drawing made with lines only, gradations in tone being provided by the spacing and thickness of the lines

line′ draw`ing


n.
a drawing done exclusively in line.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.line drawing - a drawing of the outlines of forms or objectsline drawing - a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
animalization - a depiction in the form of an animal
drawing - a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
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line drawing

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Among the twenty-seven works on view were Philippe Hernandez's Gazstation (all works 2000), a rubber mat bearing a simple line drawing of a man filling up the gas tank of his car; Gabriel Kuri's Carretilla 5, an old wheelbarrow filled with gold and silver Christmas tinsel garlands; and Jonathan Hernandez's Bonnes affaires (Good deals), an installation that combined banners bearing the words "success" (success), "vente massive" (giant sale), "achat vente" (buy sell), and of course "bonnes affaires" with advertisements, cans of dog food, and a video showing a wild crowd of shoppers stampeding to the opening of a department store.
It is a complex palimpsest of colorful organic forms overlaid with a strong black line drawing that runs from top to bottom and accordions the whole composition horizontally.
The Process & Building Solutions division of Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ:INGR) announced collaborative Web review and hidden line drawing generation modules for its SmartPlant(R) Review 3D visualization software.
A complete set of line drawing commands is provided, including parallel and tangent commands for complex constructions.
Second, the article develops a theory of line drawing in tax law, which identifies three criteria by which tax authorities should choose line-drawing instruments: the ideal policy, the effect on taxpayers, and the effect on tax authorities.
On Line: Drawing Through the 20th Century is published to accompany an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art and considers the changes affecting line drawing that become vital to modern art.
The participant can explore a line drawing by moving the pen on the graphic tablet.
Or, more precisely, how do we create a truly independent commission to oversee the line drawing process?
A line drawing of each craft helps the reader visualize the technical side of each tale.
We transferred our line drawing of the acrobatic snowmen onto the linoleum's surface by placing a piece of carbon paper on the linoleum, laying our drawing on top, and tracing the lines with a pencil.
We had a line drawing of artichokes done for the signs and would insert the price ourselves.