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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sketching preliminary to other work, and incorporated into it, thus deprived of independent artistic value

Usage examples (26)
  • First, an underdrawing is block-printed onto the fabric to guide the shape and placement of the design elements.
  • All the authorities have by now come around to his conclusion, Mr. Seracini says, yet the curators of Florence's Uffizi Gallery, where the painting hangs, have added no mention...
  • Or how much of a preliminary underdrawing he does.
  • In this case, Fig. 6a an underdrawing is made using charcoal on a white ground. for more
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