brushwork

[ bruhsh-wurk ]
/ ˈbrʌʃˌwɜrk /

noun

the use of a brush as a tool, as in painting.
Fine Arts. the surface quality of a painting produced by the distribution of pigment with a brush.
work for which a brush is used, as painting.

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Origin of brushwork

First recorded in 1865–70; brush1 + work
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British Dictionary definitions for brushwork

brushwork
/ (ˈbrʌʃˌwɜːk) /

noun

a characteristic manner of applying paint with a brushthat is not Rembrandt's brushwork
work done with a brush
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