stippling


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stippling

[′stip·liŋ]
(graphic arts)
Graduation of shading by numerous separate touches; shadow areas on charts, for instance, are sometimes indicated by numerous dots decreasing in density as the depth increases.

stippling

Dotted or pebbly-textured finish of any kind.
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The company also made the stippling much more aggressive.
There was no soot and stippling that would suggest that he was shot at close-range.
Travel stitch back along your starting line and branch off with more Stippling to fill in the background surrounding the star before forming another straight-lined star nearby.
From observation, to practice drawings to final compositions, stippling, shading, and finally the watercolor, students embrace each part with enthusiasm.
The most striking radiographic finding is pronounced epiphyseal stippling of vertebrae, sacrum and long bones during early childhood and disappears with age.
Now let's begin our first drawing using the stippling technique.
Unfortunately though, a few of these were scanned before printing which washed out the stippling.
Mitchell's white T-shirt showed no soot or stippling that would have come from a shot fired at close range, Galipo said.
Different methods, from ragging to antique and basic stippling and creating a parchment effect using newsprint, are covered in plenty of detail.
Pinkish dots varying from fine to large irregular masses called Sinton and Mulligan's stippling developed intracorpuscularly with the maturation of some parasites (Figure 1).