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Stipple

 

an instrument used in stipple engraving (a type of incised engraving on metal). A steel cutting tool with a sharply bent tip, a stipple produces triangular dots or short angular strokes on the surface of the metal. The system of dots obtained by working with a stipple creates a particularly soft and picturesque effect. The school of 18th-century English engravers who practiced stipple engraving is often called the school of the stipple.

stipple

1. To make dots, points, etc., on a surface (as a painted or freshly plastered surface), to achieve a decorative effect.
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For photographers, Stipple provides an opportunity to earn money from display advertising, and advertisers will be able to turn images into e-commerce points of sale, build brand awareness, and collect analytics to show which photos perform best in ad campaigns.
By leveraging the web's finest image tagging tools, Stipple users can link video, products, ads, commerce, or attribution - anything that has a URL - to points of interest inside their photos.
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I was introduced to stipple and I fell in love with it," he says.
Beginning with contour and accent lines, the artist also shows the techniques that produce texture and value--scumble, smudge, stipple, hatching and cross-hatching--and combines these techniques in a final drawing.
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If the paint is particularly stubborn or many layers thick you may need to stipple in more stripper and leave it on.
Each month's selection includes: -0- -- 80 exclusive images combining a wide variety of styles and subjects in EPS, TIFF and PCX formats, with professional treatments ranging from airbrush, cross hatch and line art to pen and ink, pointillism, woodcut, silhouettes, stipple and watercolor.
Put a little emulsion paint on a brush (blot off excess before starting) and stipple it on with a dabbing action.
At a recent rehearsal, volunteer makeup artists used sponges to stipple splotches of pink and blue and black on the faces of dozens of adults and children, matching their work to faces predrawn on styrofoam wig blocks - one representing each cast member - by the pageant's makeup director.
Is it an original stipple engraving or possibly a photoxylograph?