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Painting & calligraphy

cross bar

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

Horizontal stroke forming part of a letter (such as the "t" or "H").

cap line

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

A horizontal guideline showing where the height of capital letters should reach. 

branching stroke

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The stroke which connects an arch to the downstroke of a letter.

base line

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The writing line that the body of a letter sits upon.

ascender line

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The guideline showing the height of an ascending letter.

ascender

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The portion of a letter that rises above the waist line.

painting

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

Paintings may have for their support such surfaces as walls, paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, clay, copper or concrete, and may incorporate multiple other materials including sand, clay, paper, ...

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