Definition of brushwork
: work done with a brush (as in painting); especially : the characteristic work of an artist using a brush
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But there is a flatness to the image, a stark outlining of the figures, a disappearance of Gauguin's earlier, feathery brushwork.
Smaller incidents of brushwork are overtly like calligraphy.
The hard-edged motifs run to cruciforms and oblongs, variously textured with brushwork, crushed glass, and powdered rust.
His style reminds me a little of Calvin & Hobbes, particularly during Calvin’s jaunts into the imaginary: a lot of bold, messy brushwork and monsters that are half-scary, half-funny.
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