foreshortening

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

foreshortening (countable and uncountable, plural foreshortenings)

  1. (art) A technique for creating the appearance that the object of a drawing is extending into space by shortening the lines with which that object is drawn.

VerbEdit

foreshortening

  1. Present participle of foreshorten.
Last modified on 22 August 2013, at 20:03