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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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Line drawings, both pen and pencil, can be combined with shading and crosshatching for a more realistic image.
This painting is the surest on view; its surface seems to pulse between the gray-on-gray ciphers of the still-life objects (bulbous fruit and a bottle of wine) that lie beneath and the crosshatching and built-up patches of paint above.
Students used shading, stippling, hatching, and crosshatching to fill in the broken segments of space with colored pencils.
He even detected the original crosshatching of the factory hone in some places.
It has plain ochre backgrounds, spirit or animal figures with the typical Arnhem Land crosshatching and x-ray markings within the figures.
Crosshatching also is used on larger surfaces to address venting requirements.