- 1.1The mark or effect created by this: an errant brushstroke doesn’t necessarily destroy a paintingMore example sentences
- The finished work is executed on hot-press watercolor paper with controlled brushstrokes on a dampened surface.
- Almost entirely covered with neatly cut pieces of found printed paper, the surfaces are also streaked with linear brushstrokes and small passages of transparent washes.
- Influenced by artists Robert Motherwell and Joan Mitchell, McClymont uses the strong, gestural brushstrokes of the post-war Abstract Expressionists.
- 2An individual action that contributes to an overall effect or work: you write in broad, inaccurate brushstrokes, and seem incapable of grasping the meaning of your own wordsMore example sentences
- Such grand visions notwithstanding, the New Left's adherents don't have a unified ideology beyond the broad brushstrokes or a coherent set of alternate policies.
- I understand that he can't reveal anything compromising here, but some broad brushstrokes would be instructive.
- Sea Change is deadly serious, meant to invoke its spirit in broad brushstrokes of dark grey and black.
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