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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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Coffee, no creamer, then he's ready: light charcoal strokes, he crosshatches, shades in negative space, ponders the jaw line of the busboy who's considering a tip, nickels and pennies left by some wise- acre, planted inside a greasy water glass.