What is another word for sketches?

Pronunciation: [skˈɛt͡ʃɪz] (IPA)

Sketches are simply rough outlines or preliminary draft drawings, often made before a final artwork is created. There are numerous synonyms for this term, with varying connotations or shades of meaning. Some possible alternatives include "doodles," "scribbles," "roughs," "sketchbooks," "preliminaries," "studies," "outlines," "blueprints," "plans," "proposals," "mockups," "prototypes," "models," "designs," "layouts," "drafts," "rough drafts," and "renders." Each of these terms suggests a slightly different stage of the creative process or a different level of detail, but all convey a sense of a work-in-progress that is not yet fully refined or completed.

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Usage examples for Sketches

After supper Tommy lit a pipe and began to work at some sketches.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
He has sent from the Rocky Mountains, where he is now wandering with Barry Martin, some sketches of Indian Life to the Irish Art Exhibition.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Whether, as some say, the scholar gave him the order, or, as seems more likely, some friend of both had the copy, now in the Basel Museum, on the margins of which the lad drew his spirited pen-and-ink sketches,-it is on record that they were made before the end of December, and that Erasmus himself was delighted with their wit and vigour.
"Holbein"
Beatrice Fortescue

Famous quotes with Sketches

  • Monty Python crowd; half of them came from Cambridge, and half of them came from Oxford. But, there seems to be this jewel, this sort of two headed tradition of doing comedy, of doing sketches, and that kind of thing.
    Rowan Atkinson
  • I usually use quick sketches that I accumulated from the figure drawing classes I once instructed.
    Frank Bruno
  • The original Dean Martin Comedy Hour handed me some hysterical sketches. I've got highlights on tons of these variety shows, given to me by their great writers. I'd love to be doing all that again.
    Ruth Buzzi
  • I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky.
    William Merritt Chase
  • Some of these sketches were done at the very beginning of the Pirates project, when I was trying to find a direction for myself. That was the early sixties... maybe 61 or 62.
    Marc Davis

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