Semi-outline (Technique, Concept)

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Semi-outline (en)


Semi-outline is a decorative style that combines both outline and silhouette techniques (see Outline; see Silhouette). It can be applied to a single figure, or in varying degrees to different figures and details in the same scene. Semi-outline appears on Athenian black-figure vases (see Black-figure), such as on eye cups and Little Master cups, and on the Athenian white-ground (see White-ground) lekythos.

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