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line drawing

a drawing made with lines only, gradations in tone being provided by the spacing and thickness of the lines
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line drawing

A graphic image outlined by solid lines. The mass of the drawing is imagined by the viewer. See wireframe modeling.
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Anyone interested in taking part in the Dumfries competition can collect line drawings from the Ottersburn Gallery in Nith Avenue.
The line drawings are full of movement and warmth and observant young dog-lovers will be entertained by the witty details and satisfying story.
But Tony's line drawings of people and places have won just as much praise.
The fMRI images showed the researchers what was going on in several areas of the participants' brains when they viewed the photos and line drawings. The most significant results occurred in the parahippocomal place area (PPA), an area of the brain that scientists know plays an important role in the encoding and recognition of scenes (rather than faces or objects).
We conducted a systematic comparison of the categorization strategies that the three students used when exploring 2-D line drawings, which were presented either as raised forms on the traditional thermoformed paper or as computerized forms on the graphic tablet of the Tactos device.
According to screen shots posted on several websites, "Baby Shaker" displayed black-and-white line drawings of a baby.
Using simple line drawings and brief text, this book appeals to the reader's imagination.
There are also important caveats and line drawings which further enhance the text.
Line drawings are used to instruct how to support hands and fingers to prevent injury.
Simple black-and-white line drawings illustrate basic yoga poses that virtually anyone can learn, and chapters cover how to successfully incorporate Yoga into one's daily life, learn the proper mindset for personal benefit, and open up one's chakras.
In February, San Francisco choreographer Kim Epifano enlarged Loggins' material for the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum with life-sized puppets inspired by Loggins' cartoonish line drawings, and with the AXIS Dance Company.