Definition of silverpoint
: a drawing technique utilizing a pencil of silver usually on specially prepared paper or parchment
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Prusa is celebrated for intricate images derived from astrophysics and mathematics, painstakingly drawn in silverpoint onto large acrylic spheres.
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