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scribble

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write carelessly

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He worked so assiduously with this new toy that the table top was soon a mass of scrawly loops and irregular lines and his pencil-point worn down to the wood.
There's a watercolor nude - an attempt to work without outline and a black-and-white Durer-like drawing, both on sketch pad paper, both dense with movement, the pen-and-ink almost scrawly. Beyond these, you'd hardly know she lives here.
"You have got to learn to write like a peasant," one can imagine them saying, and the scrawly, loopy, uneven and uncontrolled lines of running o's are then Twombly's effort to learn how not to write--to unwrite, to get back to a basic unschooledness, to become one with the unlettered masses.
Kathy's large, scrawly words had given me the chills.
1990 consists merely of the words MY MOUF inscribed above two scribbles: one a circle with two scrawly lines denoting rows of teeth, the other a couple of UFO eyes connected by a V for a .nose; diagonal lines above each saucer form skeptical eyebrows.
Many adults and children will have grown up with Sir Quentin's scrawly images of beasts, wiry children and bigeared giants of The Witches, The BFG, James and The Giant Peach and Matilda.
"Timeand money is also wasted because of inefficient handwriting, and because parcels, packages, letters and phone calls are Andrew Dagnell andrew.dagnell@mediawales.co.uk made to the wrong people as a result of scrawly writing."
Looked at from afar, they resemble the scrawly lines of a seismograph.
Saturday morning came and suddenly Matthew found his power of speech again - thanks to pounds 2 and a very scrawly note which read 'I know it was nobody's fault'.
Mel C has the word `angel' tattooed across her belly in scrawly writing.
Scrawly and bodily, they also have something of the lightness of calligraphy about them--even Emin's figurative work is always bound up with writing, and her drawings often feature additional diaristic annotations that serve as titles and/or captions, the elision of text and image at times suggestive of a kind of Michauxean spirit script.
Highlights Everybody Knows You Cried Last Night and Baby Fratelli are chucked in early, with a scrawly out-of-control feel giving a glorious sense of excitement - the musical equivalent of taking a corner on a deserted country road a little faster than was safe, but ultimately getting away with it.