Definition of brushwork in English:

brushwork

Line breaks: brush|work
Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌʃwəːk
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
The way in which a painter uses their brush, as evident in their paintings: canvases characterized by lively, flowing brushwork
More example sentences
  • On his return to Amsterdam by c. 1562, he became one of the earliest artists to introduce to the Netherlands the rich colours and painterly brushwork of Venetian painting.
  • This illusionism is contradicted by brushwork highlighting the front picture plane or establishing ambiguous layers of space lying beyond.
  • Unlike the other Scottish Colourists, he was initially less influenced by Post-Impressionism and Fauvism than by the tradition of virtuoso brushwork stemming from Manet.

Definition of brushwork in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal