drawing chalk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drawing chalk colored chalks used by artists
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Drawing chalk See Crayon n., 1.
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Usage

In literature:

I was then set to draw from the cast in chalk, although I had only been at the school for a month.
"Men of Invention and Industry" by Samuel Smiles
Pilar had a drawing-block and used a pencil, Wilhelm sketched his picture on a page of a large album in colored chalks like a pastel.
"The Malady of the Century" by Max Nordau
In a moment the hand reappeared, holding a chalk drawing very neatly framed.
"Hide and Seek" by Wilkie Collins
Drawing on toned paper with white chalk or Chinese white and black or red chalk is another form of mass drawing.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
He looked at the chalk drawings and knew at once that the boy had real artistic talent.
"Crayon and Character: Truth Made Clear Through Eye and Ear" by B.J. Griswold
Don't draw a chalk circle round you and fancy you can't move.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There is a preparation sold by Lechertier and Barbe for fixing chalk drawings.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 357, October 30, 1886" by Various
And all those effects of transparency and reflected light, aimed at in common chalk drawings, are wholly spurious.
"Lectures on Art" by John Ruskin
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
Hugh kept a record of them by drawing a stroke with chalk for every rat on the red brick wall of the stable, near his ferret-hutch.
"Round About a Great Estate" by Richard Jefferies
A chalk drawing of Lady Calmady stood on an easel in the far corner.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
The chalk drawing of the tubing was evidently intended for the barrel of a pistol!
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 30, June 1893" by Various
Next morning he appears with the garments loosely stitched together to try on, draws a chalk line here, puts in a pin there and hurries off.
"Life and sport in China" by Oliver G. Ready
They were admitted to the palace of the Prince of Orange, and saw his famous collection of paintings and chalk drawings.
"Eric" by Mrs. S. B. C. Samuels
Meg and Dot and Twaddles watched with absorbing interest as Bobby took up a piece of chalk and began to draw.
"Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School" by Mabel C. Hawley
Mr Lund often used to take us into the staircase at the mill, provide us with chalk, and tell us to draw animals or anything we liked.
"Adventures and Recollections" by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
She danced to the blackboard, seized the chalk, and began to draw.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
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
But even if you do not draw at all, it is well worth while to use chalk.
"Sunday-School Success" by Amos R. Wells
Finally, to pass the time, I began to draw with some coloured chalks.
"Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan" by Péter Vay
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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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