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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Painting and drawing
brushworkbrush‧work /ˈbrʌʃwɜːk $ -wɜːrk/ noun [uncountable]  AVPthe way in which an artist puts paint on a picture using a brush
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brushworkIn this way, other micro aspects such as cross-hatching and brushwork also come to form a coherent body of pattern.Some herbicides designed to clear brushwork also work.His expressionistic brushwork, scrapings in the paint and blurry edges endow the familiar bright land with an unfamiliar melancholy.Would they stop a great painter painting just because his eyes were going and his brushwork wasn't as good?By the time I had done the obligatory 20-minute brushwork on Vaquero, my arms ached.Only the brushwork, a kind of ironical plea for art, does that.The brushwork had a tormented quality: it was like the work of a Van Gogh who had everything but the talent.Painting on unstretched paper causes uneven buckling when water is applied, resulting in distorted images or uncontrollable brushwork and washes.
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