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What is the purpose of cross hatching?
Last Updated: 20th August, 2021
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Beside this, what is cross hatching used for?
Hatching (hachure in French) is an artistic technique used to create tonal or shading effects by drawing (or painting or scribing) closely spaced parallel lines. When lines are placed at an angle to one another, it is called cross-hatching.
Subsequently, question is, what is a cross hatch pattern? cross·hatched, cross·hatch·ing, cross·hatch·es. To mark or shade with two or more intersecting sets of parallel lines. noun. A pattern made by such lines.
Also asked, who invented cross hatching?
The technique was also adapted to other forms of art as demonstrated by a unidentified German engraver, goldsmith and printmaker credited as "Master E.S." or "Master of 1466." E.S., the name with which the printmaker signed the work, used the hatching technique to provide shading effects to engravings and carvings.
What does cross hatching affect?
Crosshatching is often used to create tonal effects, by varying the spacing of lines or by adding additional layers of lines. Crosshatching is used in pencil drawing, but is particularly useful with pen and ink drawing, to create the impression of areas of tone, since the pen can only create a solid black line.