• Scumbling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The color so laid on. Also used figuratively.
  2. (n.) In crayon drawing, the use of the stump.
  3. (n.) A mode of obtaining a softened effect, in painting and drawing, by the application of a thin layer of opaque color to the surface of a painting, or part of the surface, which is too bright in color, or which requires harmonizing.
  4. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scumble

• Scumble Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To cover lighty, as a painting, or a drawing, with a thin wash of opaque color, or with color-crayon dust rubbed on with the stump, or to make any similar additions to the work, so as to produce a softened effect.