Tint-drawing

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tint-drawing drawing in a wash of uniform tint
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. tinctus.

Usage

In literature:

Here the drawing was faulty, there the tints were coarse.
"M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."" by G.J. Whyte-Melville
This tone provides the middle-tint for the drawing.
"Pen Drawing" by Charles Maginnis
The people in the two separate groups in the drawing-room took on an odd, pearly distinctness, with the flesh-tints subdued.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908" by Various
The latter shows a series of drawings delicately tinted in pinks and blues.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
But the best of Holbein's drawings are his portrait sketches with chalks, on flesh-tinted paper.
"The Old Masters and Their Pictures" by Sarah Tytler
He would paint his own picture after making the drawings and arranging his tints, perspective, lights, and shadows.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
The inner doors were open, and, up the long, narrow, pleasantly fresh-tinted drawing-room, Mary Cathcart came to meet them.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
A girl stood in the drawing-room door in a marvelous creation which seemed made of diamond-tipped, rainbow-tinted mist.
"The Fifth Ace" by Douglas Grant
Hence his water-colours and even his oil-pictures are often little more than tinted drawings.
"Overbeck" by J. Beavington Atkinson
The drawing-paper should be of the same shade and tint as the ground of the photograph.
"Notes and Queries, Number 234, April 22, 1854" by Various
SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD, containing more than Sixty Views, tinted in imitation of the Original Drawings.
"The Use of a Box of Colours" by Harry Willson
It seemed to him at this moment that he was drawing his tints from her very life.
"The Mystery of Evelin Delorme" by Albert Bigelow Paine
It was drawing near to sundown when the head of the retiring troops filed on to the bridge and crossed the orange-tinted, flashing river.
"Draw Swords!" by George Manville Fenn
Brown after Masquerier; the latter, for the most tinted, after drawings by Aug. Hervieu.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 2 of 3)" by Various
The people in the two separate groups in the drawing-room took on an odd, pearly distinctness, with the flesh-tints subdued.
"The Wayfarers" by Mary Stewart Cutting
Brush drawings of grasses and common weeds are beautiful when drawn in color upon a tinted background.
"Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7)" by Hugo B. Froehlich
But where these men painted with colour, Degas only tinted his drawings.
"Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning" by Willard Huntington Wright
The "Chuzzlewit" drawings, all of which have been preserved, are executed in pencil, some having washes of neutral tint.
"Dickens and His Illustrators" by Frederic G. Kitton
Exquisite pen-and-ink drawings delicately tinted, upon some of which the Emperor himself made corrections and suggestions in his own hand.
"Tyrol and its People" by Clive Holland
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