cross-hatching love


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  • n. Alternative spelling of crosshatching.
  • v. Present participle of cross-hatch.


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  • Created slowly, layers of wash, cross-hatching, experimental dashes and precise blobs of paint chime together in what seem to be hard-won restless arrangements.

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  • "But once we lived in it, I adored the 1920s cross-hatching windows, which were beautifully maintained."

    Castle in the Bronx

  • 'But once we lived in it, I adored the 1920s cross-hatching windows, which were beautifully maintained.'

    A Bronx Castle

  • Tan's illustrations come in a variety of styles -- some color, some grayscale or sepia; some sketchy and others rendered in detail; some heavy with lines and cross-hatching, others painted in splots of color.

    It Turns Out He Can

  • Ever since I was five years old I was always doing pencil-on-paper, and I like the cross-hatching, I like the smudging, I like the building up of the dark surfaces.

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  • You could use this book to illustrate figure drawing, what perfect cross-hatching looks like, and how to pay attention to the smallest details.

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  • There's a square of light behind her - it is glaring, throwing prisms - and shadows creep over her face, she's caught in their nets of dumb cross-hatching, and she's still touting her fast-forward lips.

    My Dead

  • The installation of this magnificent exhibition in the Round Reading Room includes some abundantly rewarding audio-visual displays, especially one explaining the techniques and materials of drawing, from cross-hatching to paper-making to metalpoint and chalk.

    Drawing on a Renaissance Treasure Trove

  • His sometime use of cross-hatching to describe form was also a device of Michelangelo's.

    Sublime Sketches Rarely Seen

  • I intend to do simple cross-hatching in the basket and something else in the flower parts (I have something in mind but it's too hard to describe in words).

    Madwoman quilter...


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