from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pad of paper used for sketching. Also called sketchpad.
- n. A book of literary sketches.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A book or pad with blank pages for sketching; a sketch pad.
- n. A book of printed sketches.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A book of sketches or for sketches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book made with blank leaves of drawing-paper, adapted for use in sketching; hence, a printed book composed of literary sketches or outlines.
- n. A book in which a musical composer jots down his ideas, and works out his preliminary studies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn
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When you think about it, a sketchbook is often the only place an artist can truly be him - or herself, with nothing to prove to anyone else.
The issue includes a sketchbook from the upcoming First Wave series, and while I like Phil Noto’s work, I really want to see more of Brian Azzarello’s take on the characters.
For artist Iris HÃ¤ussler, keeping a sketchbook is a primary means of experiencing the expedition as a sculptor, as an observer, and as a traveler.
For artist Iris Häussler, keeping a sketchbook is a primary means of experiencing the expedition as a sculptor, as an observer, and as a traveler.
You can use watercolor paper in a separate sheet or a Moleskine watercolor sketchbook, which is perfect.
I find it funny that I feel that a sketchbook is the most private of places, yet I am willing to spill my guts on this blog.
But now I'll have to either start using the giant sketchbook, which is unwieldy but has many blank pages left; or buy a new one.
Turns out the sketchbook is a common phenomenon at shows like the MoCCA Art Fest, so much so that there are genres, like the kiss book, where the drawings are lined up to look like they're smacking each other on the lips or the ass.
His sketchbook was a curiosity, because he not only made sketches in it, but jotted down his travelling expenses, what he thought about things that he saw, and all the gossip he heard in the towns through which he passed.
The sketchbook is a tool for thinking as much as a wrench is a tool for pipe-fitting.