English: Sketch is a rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work, often consisting of a multitude of overlapping lines.

Various sketchesEdit

Sketches compared to finished artworkEdit

Detailed sketch and finished woodcut of Albrecht Dürer's Ritter, Tod und Teufel 1513.

Winslow Homer - The Life Line (1884).

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Madame Moitessier (1851).