linework

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

line +‎ work

Noun[edit]

linework (uncountable)

  1. (art) The technique of drawing lines.
    • 2009 March 1, Douglas Wolk, “The First Action Heroes”, New York Times:
      Dalrymple’s linework, tremulous and twitchy, and Paul Hornschemeier’s muted colors don’t look much like any other superhero comics; there’s a sense of human frailty to their characters that inverts the muscles-and-action tradition.