N-UNCOUNTAn artist's brushwork is their way of using their brush to put paint on a canvas and the effect that this has in the picture.
His colour and brushwork are daring, striving towards a bold effect.
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brushwork — [brush′wʉrk΄] n. 1. work done with a brush; painting 2. a characteristic way of putting on paint with a brush [Renoir s brushwork] … English World dictionary
brushwork — rush work n. an artist s distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
brushwork — noun The technique or realisation of the technique of applying and manipulating paint (usually oil or gouache) in a painting. The fake was easy to spot because of its inferior brushwork … Wiktionary
brushwork — brush|work [ brʌʃ,wɜrk ] noun uncount the way an artist creates effects using a brush: I recognized Van Gogh s distinctive brushwork … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
brushwork — noun Date: 1868 work done with a brush (as in painting); especially the characteristic work of an artist using a brush … New Collegiate Dictionary
brushwork — /brush werrk /, n. 1. the use of a brush as a tool, as in painting. 2. Fine Arts. the surface quality of a painting produced by the distribution of pigment with a brush. 3. work for which a brush is used, as painting. [1865 70; BRUSH1 + WORK] * * … Universalium
brushwork — brush|work [ˈbrʌʃwə:k US wə:rk] n [U] the way in which an artist puts paint on a picture using a brush … Dictionary of contemporary English
brushwork — n. way of using a brush in painting … English contemporary dictionary
brushwork — The particular manner in which an artist applies paint with a brush … Glossary of Art Terms
brushwork — noun the way in which a painter uses their brush … English new terms dictionary