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Synonyms for pencil

pencil something or someone in


  • provisionally arrange
  • make a provisional arrangement for
  • arrange tentatively
  • arrange subject to confirmation

Words related to pencil

a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement

graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication

a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point

a cosmetic in a long thin stick

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write, draw, or trace with a pencil

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Nishita, "Creating colored pencil images by drawing strokes based on boundaries of regions," in Proc.
Create a grainy texture with colored pencil applied over a wash of smooth colored pencil
An alternate way to do this is to start by applying a light layer of baby oil on your paper with a cotton ball or a wash paintbrush, then add your colored pencils.
She has exhibited and won awards in numerous prestigious national and international juried shows such as The Salmagundi Club, Colored Pencil Society of America, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Club and others.
American Artist became interested in Stauber's work after seeing a slide of her award-winning piece from the Colored Pencil Society of America's Annual International Exhibition in 2003.
Arranged as tight sequential grids, the paintings for three new videos, Coke Girl, Woman on the Beach, and Memento Mickey (all 2005), and three older videos, Milk of Amnesia, 1992, Garden of Regrets, 1994, and Lost and Found, 2004, are less studies or raw material than miniature works in their own right, pages torn from a flip book of dizzying chromatic breadth that depict the same subject in various combinations of watercolor, gouache, crayon, colored pencil, and collage.
Require additions or corrections to be made with the colored pencil.
Use a light-colored marker or colored pencil to color the negative space.
Mike Pease, whose newest colored pencil landscapes are on display at the Alder Gallery in Coburg, nearly quit making art four years ago when he realized he didn't need the money anymore.
Rosen's Blurred, 2004, is a perfect distillation of this condition: The letters BLU are drawn in blue colored pencil and RED in red; in the middle, there is a lone purple R.
The colored pencil illustrations by wildlife artist Shannon Sycks are a perfect enhancement for this original and entertaining picturebook which is especially recommended for young readers preschool through first grade.
Ask any colored pencil artist about changing people's perceptions of the medium and he/she will admit that the road has not been easy.
The surfaces of his canvases are heavily worked and covered with loopy geometric patterning in colored pencil, which recalls the Bay Area's Dynaton movement of the early 1950s as well as Munch and van Gogh.
art, accomplished in acrylic and colored pencil on board and measuring 28 by 41 inches, was created by artist John Alvin.
Once the final designs were completed in pencil, I explained to the students that they would be using painted acetate and colored pencil to complete their projects.