from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Done by the hand, without support, or the guidance of instruments; -- of drawing or sculpture. See under drawing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Done with the unaided hand and eye; executed without guiding instruments, measurements, or other artificial aid: as, free-hand drawing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. done by hand without mechanical aids or devices
- n. freedom to do as you see fit
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If the gun is shooting in one place while free-hand and another on the bench, then you are either moving the gun in some way or not aiming it the same way.
I don't understand how it will be off from the bench to free-hand?
With regard to 250,000 Drawings, two different things occur that strongly effect the speculative value of art: first, there is an easy art historical narrative ready to hand, and second, there is in this as well an appreciation of the hand made, and of free-hand drawing in particular as an expressive freedom.
Since they are drawn free-hand, they will not be accurate.
Ten thousand gold crowns were melted to supply the metal from which these two figures are cast, or rather molded free-hand from rolled gold.
Seven of us participated (me, Julie Chu, Molly Schaus, Lisa Chesson, Jocelyn Lamoureux, Molly Engstrom and Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej) and for the most part, we drew our designs free-hand.
You can use a knife and cut the heart free-hand (which is what I did), or use a heart-shaped cookie cutter if you have one that is about 4-inches in diameter.
Brought to life in early December and remaining in situ till March, Kenny Scharf's five-day effort consumed 200 cans of donated spray paint to render intersecting, color-charged clownish figures in psychedelic hues, all rendered in the artist's familiar free-hand, horror vaccui style.
A major win would give the DPJ a free-hand to pursue its agenda, allowing Mr. Kan to lay the groundwork for an increase in the national sales tax as a way to tackle Japan's mounting government debts.
Should've just been free-hand tagging to give it a more rebellious image rather than a "Fight Club"-ish tone.