Chalk drawing

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chalk drawing (Fine Arts) a drawing made with crayons. See Crayon.
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Usage

In literature:

Each of us carried a small piece of chalk, all ready to make rough drawings to explain our ideas.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
There is moreover a chalk drawing by the painter Hilton, who used to meet Keats at the house of the publisher Mr. Taylor.
"Life of John Keats" by William Michael Rossetti
The reproductions of pencil, chalk, or charcoal drawings by this process are generally unsatisfactory, even when printed under good conditions.
"The Art of Illustration" by Henry Blackburn
He copied them many times, drawing them with white chalk on the stone wall.
"Stories Pictures Tell" by Flora Carpenter
It is difficult to draw the line between the Upper Greensand and the Chalk strata.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
It is like drawing a chalk line, and both sides, Piskies and Presbies, spar up to it.
"Deep Moat Grange" by S. R. Crockett
Chalk up round one as a draw.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
The maids should take the chalk and draw a straight line through their changes, indicating that the rooms have received proper attention.
"Guide to Hotel Housekeeping" by Mary E. Palmer
It was littered with things of hers: easels, chalks, paints, piles of finished and unfinished drawings and paintings.
"Non-combatants and Others" by Rose Macaulay
When six years of age, he would draw mechanical lines and circles on the hearth, with a colored piece of chalk.
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
For amusement he would draw in chalk on the kitchen floor, and for playthings he would choose his father's instruments.
"The Boyhood of Great Inventors" by A. Fraser Robertson
A Sketch by Samuel Ireland, after Mortimer, in imitation of a chalk drawing, apparently exhibiting an Englishman, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
Chalk-drawing, by Countess Feodora Gleichen.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
The number of impressions which may be taken from chalk drawings, varies according to their fineness.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
A good printer handles his roller over a chalk drawing with the same feeling as that with which a violin player handles his bow.
"Practical Lithography" by Alfred Seymour
Nearly every face had the look of a somewhat faded chalk drawing.
"The Socialist" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Once the drawing has been traced sufficiently, the transfer paper must be coated very lightly and evenly with red chalk.
"The Invention of Lithography" by Alois Senefelder
On the wall near the window, there was a chalk drawing of Hugh in colours, hung up by a bit of common string.
"Johnny Ludlow, Third Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Draw in presence of the class, in white chalk, the =two lines=, one representing the Coast Line, the other, the Jordan Line.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
Draw a ring on the floor of the schoolroom with a piece of chalk.
"Beginner's Book in Language" by H. Jeschke
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In news:

Kaylee Ware, left, and Serenity Moore, 7, use chalk to draw on the sidewalk as they wait for the Food 4 Kids sandwiches to arrive.
Kansas University freshman Alex Stanley works on a sidewalk chalk drawing with a message against drinking and driving, Thursday outside Memorial Stadium.
Two Bucks County teenagers were ticketed this week for criminal mischief when they were allegedly caught drawing chalk figures of sea turtles and a whale on a Doylestown Borough street.
At Pershing Square, chalk drawings and slogans were all over the place -- on the sidewalk, on walls, on the park's large spherical sculpture.
Trained in computer-assisted graphic design, it wasn't until she was laid off after eight months on the job that she picked up her chalks and pencils and started drawing in earnest.
Drawing With Chalk Directed by Todd Giglio Opens March 25, Quad.
The chalk-talk is a spiritual package of Christian music, ventriloquism , and a gospel message illustrated by a powerful chalk drawing.
The Editor's Desk: Drawing a line on chalk.
The Editor's Desk: Drawing a line on chalk .
Chalk on the Walk is an opportunity for kindergarten through eighth grade students to create original sidewalk drawings.
The Editor's Desk : Drawing a line on chalk.
(AP) One of the most significant drawings by Italian master Raphael in private hands has sold for 29.7 million pounds ($47.8 million) in London, smashing pre-sale estimates for the black chalk work.
One of the most significant drawings by Italian master Raphael in private hands sold for 29.7 million pounds ($47.8 million) in London Wednesday, smashing pre-sale estimates for the black chalk work.
LONDON—One of the most significant drawings by Italian master Raphael in private hands sold for 29.7 million pounds ($47.8 million) in London Wednesday, smashing pre-sale estimates for the black chalk work.
O ne of the most significant drawings by Italian master Raphael in private hands sold for 29.7 million pounds ($47.8 million) in London Wednesday, smashing pre-sale estimates for the black chalk work.
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In science:

Take a piece of chalk and draw an arrow in the direction of the flow over the pipes with positive capacity that are not totally filled.
Testing statistical hypothesis on random trees and applications to the protein classification problem
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