The definition of a drawing is a picture created with a pen, marker, crayons or other tools, or is the act of making such a picture, or is a contest in which a winner is randomly selected.(noun)
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the technique of making drawings and etchings that appear to be carved in low relief. —anaglyptographic, adj.
1. Archaic. the art of engraving on copper plates, especially for printing.
2. the art of drawing with chalks or pastels.
an artist who specializes in charcoal drawings or sketches.
a technique of painting or drawing using light and shade to achieve a three-dimensional quality. — chiaroscurist, n.
an instrument for drawing arcs with a flexible arc-shaped part connected at the sides to an extensible straight bar. Also called arcograph.
a device used for the mechanical reproduction of plans, outlines, etc., on a scale other than that of the original.
the art of graphic representation or drawing. —diagraphic, diagraphical, adj.
the art or craft of writing or delineating. —graphiologist. n.
1. the rendering of a horizontal section of an object in scale.
2. the rendering of a floor plan of a building in a specific scale. —ichnographic, ichnographical, adj.
the rendering of an object or floor plan in scale as viewed from a stated angle. Cf. orthographic projection.
an apparatus used for miniature writing or drawing. —micrography, n.
Obsolete, a sketch or drawing in outline without color.
a rendering of an object or floor plan of a building in scale as viewed perpendicularly from above. Cf. isometric projection.
an artist who specializes in the use of pastels.
a poorly executed or inaccurate delineation.
Rare. the art of drawing maps or plans. —planographist, n. —planographic, planographical, adj.
the rendering of an object on a perspective plane. —scenographer, n. —scenographic, scenographical, adj.
1. the technique of rilling in the outline of the shadow made by an object to create a pictorial work or shadowgraph.
2. the creation of skiagrams on film with x rays. —skiagram, n. —skiagrapher, n.
the art of representing the forms of solid bodies on a plane surface. —stereographer, n. —stereographic, stereographical, adj.
the art of drawing, writing, or engraving with a style or similar instrument. —stylographic, stylographical, adj.
the art or technique of producing a picture or design on a piece of wood by burning it with a heated, pointed instrument. Also called poker painting.
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