Charcoal drawing


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Charcoal drawing (Fine Arts) a drawing made with charcoal. See Charcoal, 2. Until within a few years this material has been used almost exclusively for preliminary outline, etc., but at present many finished drawings are made with it.
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In literature:

Very soon the first charcoal drawings were rubbed off, and Peter drew his best designs to ornament his friend's room.
"De La Salle Fifth Reader" by Brothers of the Christian Schools
With a piece of charcoal he made a great drawing of angels surrounding God the Father on the wall.
"Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3" by John Addington Symonds
The charcoal drawings went even farther into dream terrors.
"Against The Grain" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
The picture called Filling the Water-Bottles was, on the other hand, a charcoal drawing, corresponding to no similar painting.
"Jean Francois Millet" by Estelle M. Hurll
The discipline of silver-point drawing is to be recommended as a corrective to the picturesque vagaries of charcoal work.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
On the walls was a drawing of a head in charcoal and some flowers and birds.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
Charcoal drawing, 68, 70.
"Line and Form (1900)" by Walter Crane
The effects were broad, after the manner of a charcoal drawing.
"The Opened Shutters" by Clara Louise Burnham
With art: Charcoal drawing representing the rabbit in various attitudes, as squatting, listening, hopping.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
The pictures were rudely traced in charcoal, but the drawing was perfect.
"Elam Storm, The Wolfer" by Harry Castlemon
I kin draw very well with a piece of charcoal.
"Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) Si And Shorty Meet Mr. Rosenbaum, The Spy, Who Relates His Adventures" by John McElroy
Another method of drawing a figure is to outline in charcoal, after which the face with its markings is outlined with a kind of Indian ink.
"Japan" by Dorothy Menpes
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
Have them draw a kitten with charcoal on manila paper.
"Stories Pictures Tell" by Flora Carpenter
They were all working alike, with their drawing boards far out, and with blunt charcoal.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
Spent the time just drawing and rubbing the charcoal out again.
"A Top-Floor Idyl" by George van Schaick
Nature has the look of a bad drawing in charcoal, which some one has rubbed with his sleeve.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 3" by Various
He hesitated, as he thought of something to say, and his glance fell on the pile of charcoal drawings on the side table.
"The Old Blood" by Frederick Palmer
Make a brush or charcoal drawing from something of this kind, and then use your finder to select the most interesting part.
"Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7)" by Hugo B. Froehlich

In news:

Sharon Yanish/Eagle Correspondent Tara O'Neill puts finishing touches on a charcoal drawing.
The strips contain activated charcoal that draws tarnish -causing gases from the air.
There's something about the careful lines of a charcoal drawing, the expressive strokes of oil on canvas or the imaginative collaboration of mixed medium art that captures our imagination.
ANJELICA HUSTON PAUSED AND STUDIED a charcoal drawing of a woman in profile.