Definition of brushstroke in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk/


A mark made by a paintbrush drawn across a surface.
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.

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