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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

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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Participants were invited to colour one of the line drawings for an exhibition of entries at the town's Tolbooth Gallery.
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.
For the study, 10 participants viewed color photographs and line drawings of six categories of scenes-beaches, city streets, forests, highways, mountains and offices-while their brains were scanned using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
More precisely, the participants first performed a recognition exercise in each of these two contexts to verify that they could properly recognize the line drawings used for the categorization and that they were sensitive to the three dimensions that were used (size, orientation, and shape).
Local Indian tribes have contributed traditional line drawings to be printed on the innersoles of her new Ipanema sandal range (www.
Ready-made classroom activities and templates are included that enable students to paint their own pictures in a talking book, color line drawings using the fill tool and a small number of colors, work on a symmetry activity or create personal stamps to bring their paintings to life.
A cross referencing system links the line drawings of shapes to be found in Paul Gardner's THE GLASS OF FREDERICK CARDER with auction records and references to photos in the nine books cited here: the result is an invaluable index and cross-linked reference Steuben collectors will find essential.
Three top names in historical military knives join forces to provide line drawings, historical photos where available, and fighting facts which pair history with techniques notes.
With line drawings to illustrate examples of different types of buildings and architectural details, the book is reminiscent of the pattern books of J.
Each variation of a product is shown in a full-color photo and is accompanied by a specification chart that includes quantities, dimensions and prices; the mouldings and corbels section also contains Line drawings of the products' profiles.
As with all of these Squadron/Signal titles, there is a profusion of historical photographs and line drawings providing the reader with a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of this remarkable aircraft.