charcoal drawing

  • 1 Charcoal drawing — Charcoal Char coal , n. [See {Char}, v. t., to burn or to reduce to coal, and {Coal}.] 1. Impure carbon prepared from vegetable or animal substances; esp., coal made by charring wood in a kiln, retort, etc., from which air is excluded. It is used …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 charcoal drawing —  use of charred sticks of wood to make finished drawings and preliminary studies. The main characteristic of charcoal as a medium is that, unless it is fixed by the application of some form of gum or resin, it is impermanent, easily erased or… …

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  • 3 Charcoal drawing — Рисунок углем …

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  • 4 Charcoal — Char coal , n. [See {Char}, v. t., to burn or to reduce to coal, and {Coal}.] 1. Impure carbon prepared from vegetable or animal substances; esp., coal made by charring wood in a kiln, retort, etc., from which air is excluded. It is used for fuel …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Charcoal blacks — Charcoal Char coal , n. [See {Char}, v. t., to burn or to reduce to coal, and {Coal}.] 1. Impure carbon prepared from vegetable or animal substances; esp., coal made by charring wood in a kiln, retort, etc., from which air is excluded. It is used …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Charcoal point — Charcoal Char coal , n. [See {Char}, v. t., to burn or to reduce to coal, and {Coal}.] 1. Impure carbon prepared from vegetable or animal substances; esp., coal made by charring wood in a kiln, retort, etc., from which air is excluded. It is used …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 drawing — /draw ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that draws. 2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color. 3. a sketch, plan, or design, esp. one made with pen, pencil …

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  • 8 charcoal — Synonyms and related words: air brush, alcohol, art paper, ash, ashes, benzine, black and white, blackening, blacking, blackwash, brand, briquette, brouillon, brush, burnable, burnt cork, butane, calx, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 drawing — Synonyms and related words: adductive, alluring, alphabet, appealing, art, aspiration, attracting, attraction, attractive, attrahent, avulsion, bewitching, bingo, black and white, bleeding, bloodletting, blueprint, broaching, brouillon,… …

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  • 10 charcoal — I. noun Etymology: Middle English charcole Date: 14th century 1. a dark or black porous carbon prepared from vegetable or animal substances (as from wood by charring in a kiln from which air is excluded) 2. a. a piece or pencil of fine charcoal… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 charcoal — char·coal || tʃɑːkəʊl n. carbon prepared by imperfect burning; piece of charcoal used for drawing; charcoal drawing …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 drawing paper — /ˈdrɔɪŋ peɪpə/ (say droyng paypuh) noun a rough surfaced paper, particularly suited to pencil, crayon or charcoal drawing, as its surface gives a grained effect …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 charcoal — [chär′kōl΄] n. [ME char cole; prob. < charren, to turn (see CHARE) + cole, coal (hence, lit., wood turned to coal)] 1. a porous, amorphous form of carbon produced by destructive distillation of wood or other organic matter and used for… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Charcoal — For other uses, see Charcoal (disambiguation). Dry charcoal …

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  • 15 Drawing — For other uses, see Drawing (disambiguation). Male nude by Annibale Carracci, 16th century Drawing is a form of visual art that makes use of any number of drawing instruments to mark a two dimensional medium. Common instruments include graphite… …

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  • 16 charcoal — charcoaly, adj. /chahr kohl /, n. 1. the carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic substances in the absence of air. 2. a drawing pencil of charcoal. 3. a drawing made with charcoal. v.t. 4. to blacken, write, or draw with… …

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  • 17 drawing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ chalk, charcoal, ink, line, pastel, pencil ▪ a set of charcoal drawings by a local artist ▪ black and white …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 charcoal — n. 1 a an amorphous form of carbon consisting of a porous black residue from partially burnt wood, bones, etc. b (usu. in pl.) a piece of this used for drawing. 2 a drawing in charcoal. 3 (in full charcoal grey) a dark grey colour. Phrases and… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 charcoal — char•coal [[t]ˈtʃɑrˌkoʊl[/t]] n. 1) chem. the carbonaceous material obtained by heating an organic substance, as wood, in the absence of air 2) fia a drawing pencil of charcoal 3) fia a drawing made with charcoal 4) fia to draw or blacken with… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 drawing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. picture, sketch, plan; delineation. See painting. drawing card II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The practice or study of drawing] Syn. sketching, design, illustration, representation, rendering, tracing,… …

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