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verb as in dapple


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The second plate is crossed with very fine stipple, and an old man is introduced in the background with his hand on his bald head.

The subject is engraved in stipple, and, as a print after Rowlandson, it exhibits unusual quality and finish.

The stipple manner of engraving was a curious development of the art.

Even the dots of a stipple are not made in that aimless fashion which their appearance might at first suggest.

His style was free and spirited, and he was one of the first English engravers to prove the merits of stipple engraving.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stipple, such as: carve, dab, dot, draw, engrave, and paint.

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