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crosshatch

A criss-crossed pattern used to fill in sections of a drawing to distinguish them from each other.
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They practiced cross-hatching lines, herring-bone lines, repetitive broken (both curved and diagonal) lines, and dot formations.
Among the very first techniques taught in art classes are how to render objects in a variety of ways: line, shadows, contour line, stippling, cross-hatching and so on.
Sendak uses hatching and cross-hatching freely with a lot of variety.
Crumb's grimacing visage--as well as a street full of his invented cronies--through a stylistic filter that combs out the original's wiry cross-hatching into an equally characteristic sheen.
The next section, Drawing with Line and Tone, contains ideas and the demonstration of these ideas (for example, hatching and cross-hatching with pencil, drawing with an eraser, working wet with pencil, tonal effects in charcoal, and others).
The faces and bodies in the more recent etchings are given a certain blunt presence by way of their vigorous lines, which often spread into atmospheric cross-hatching even as they delineate the figure with what can only be described as sadistic relish.
We selected the various skin-tone colors from our boxes and practiced blending, hatching and cross-hatching on scraps of colored construction paper to explore the possibilities of creating shadows and highlights.
The space in and around her sculptures is activated via an array of illusionistic devices: The same form appears as convex in one part of the work, concave in another; delicate lattices are overlaid at different angles to dizzying Op-art effect; and cross-hatching covers nearly every surface, reinforcing three-dimensionality even as the spindly shadows cast by these objects summon their origins in flat sheets of paper.
Some of the shading techniques used were cross-hatching, stippling, spirals and close repetition of continuous lines.
On the one hand, the cross-hatching of paint in The Privilege of the Roof and The Wisdom of Concrete resembles actual explosions, but on the other, this allusion to physical violence is indistinguishable from the semiotic violence that the paintings manifest between the signifying systems of abstract art and architectural rendering.
These sheets, nearly a dozen of which appear in the exhibition, were bravado imitations of engravings; the studies of heads, hands, and bodies are contoured by swelling ink lines traced through meaty cross-hatching.
Confident with his tools, Cunningham builds full-blown three-dimensional forms as fully with colored-pencil cross-hatching as with a single continuous line in ballpoint pen.