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line drawing Syllabification: line draw·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlīn ˌdroiNG/

Definition of line drawing in English:


A drawing done using only narrow lines, the variation of which, in width and density, produce such effects as tone and shading.
Example sentences
  • The first is a monochrome line drawing, now in the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, which accompanied the specification.
  • In the patinated bronze sculpture Sleeping Muse, for example, he renders the image of Brancusi's sculpture of the same name as a freestanding line drawing.
  • Three limpid watercolors reveal their development through a few washes applied to a pencil or ink line drawing, providing more graphic than chromatic complexity.
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