The Ghost. 2022. Digital ONE Line Drawing by R. Marinho.

How to Fight the Rock Using Only Line Art

Line art is often black and white.

Regia Marinho
4 min readMar 26, 2022


A line is a dot that went for a walk. — Paul Klee.

Line art or line drawing is any image that consists of distinct straight lines or curves placed against a background to represent two-dimensional or three-dimensional objects.

Line drawings can be sketches, but they can also be finished artworks.

Massive Line Art Painting.

The Ghost Phone. Painting on canvas 36"x48" 2005 by Regia Marinho.

Line art can use lines of different colors, although line art is usually monochromatic.

A line on paper is the purest way to express the artist's power.

What is the meaning of a line in art?

Line- Line is defined as a point moving in space where its length is greater than its width. Lines can be two or three-dimensional, implied or abstract. Different types of lines include continuous, broken, jagged, vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. Lines are the foundation of drawing.

Every single line means something. — Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Digital Line Art.

Digital Line Art by the author.

Line art, or line drawing, is one of the most basic elements of visual art.

What type of art is line art?

Line art is all artworks that employ lines on blank backgrounds or not, to present two or three-dimensional objects.

Line artists use clean, bold lines without tones or shading to convey ideas, and emotions.

Most commonly, line art is monochromatic, with black lines painted on a white surface.

The line is a hallmark of the arts. And for me, it is the most used element to express my art.



Regia Marinho

I write about ideas, technology, the future and inspire the world through art. Artist. Civil engineer.