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Definition of Sketch

Sketch

  1. An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough or incomplete draught or plan of any design; especially, in the fine arts, such a representation of an object or scene as serves the artist's purpose by recording its chief features; also, a preliminary study for an original work.
  2. To draw the outline or chief features of; to make a rought of.
  3. To plan or describe by giving the principal points or ideas of.
  4. To make sketches, as of landscapes.

Sketch Quotations

What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.
Adam Braun

And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves 'It's pretty, but is it Art?'
Rudyard Kipling

Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night; I think it out carefully on Thursday, and make my rough sketch; on Friday morning I begin, and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block.
John Tenniel

If you start to disrespect the character you're playing, or play it too much for laughs, that can work for a sketch, it will sell some gags, but it's all technique. It's like watching a juggler - you can be impressed by it, but it's not going to touch you in any way.
Steve Coogan

You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.
John Singer Sargent
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Sketch Translations

sketch in Afrikaans is skets
sketch in Dutch is uitstippelen, schetsen, ontwerpen
sketch in Hungarian is skicc, karcolat
sketch in Italian is abbozzo, abbozzare
sketch in Spanish is bosquejar, apunte, boceto
sketch in Swedish is skiss, skissera, utkast, teckning

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