Hatching

Shading or filling in with finely spaced parallel lines. This technique is used mainly in drawing and engraving but also in tempera painting. When more sets of parallel lines are drawn criss-cross over the first it is known as cross-hatching.

Previous 1 OF 1 Next

Sir James Bacon, by Sebastian Evans, 1877 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir James Bacon
by Sebastian Evans
1877
NPG 2173(3)

Figure study of an unknown woman, by George Estall, late 19th century - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Figure study of an unknown woman
by George Estall
late 19th century
NPG D23211

Study of an unknown woman in a train car, by George Estall, late 19th century - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Study of an unknown woman in a train car
by George Estall
late 19th century
NPG D23203

Charles Ginner, by Charles Ginner, 1940s - NPG  - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Ginner
by Charles Ginner
1940s
NPG 4992

Iris Murdoch, by Tom Phillips, 1986 - NPG  - © DACS / Tom Phillips

Iris Murdoch
by Tom Phillips
1986
NPG 5944(1)

Doris Lessing, by Leonard William McComb, 1999 - NPG  - © Leonard William McComb / National Portrait Gallery, London

Doris Lessing
by Leonard William McComb
1999
NPG 6517(1)

Previous 1 OF 1 Next