Hard Edge

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Hard Edge

A sharp, clearly defined edge in printed material. Sometimes, hard edges are used in marketing to draw attention to a particular part of an image. However, a hard edge may be a flaw in printing. It should not be confused with a hard dot.
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Loud prefers a weedless soft plastic when fishing around hard edges. Over-shoot your cast, simply drag the lure through the grass and into the strike zone.
The curved edges of this kitchen from Topstak (www.topstak.co.uk) are attractive to look at, and, on a practical level, mean that there are no hard edges to knock against when you are in a hurry.
Repeat on the lower lash line and blend to remove any hard edges.
The head of the one-piece tube is triangular in shape, with dramatic hard edges punctuated by what WWP calls "one of the most complex caps ever commercially produced" The cap includes a flexible plug that, when closed, squeezes into the tubes orifice.
The Seel Street gallery describes the pieces as, at first glance, "constructed from a series of soft folds, but detailed examination reveals hard edges with different, almost incompatible, materials brought together to create something new." * Soft Folds - Hard Edges runs to July 9, from 12-4pm Monday to Friday.
The "all-foam" construction eliminates hard edges, reducing the potential for skin trauma.
"At 33, Kate would be young to play the mother of a late-teenage daughter but she would be great at nailing the compassion and the hard edges of the role," the Daily Express quoted a film insider as saying.
Kohl is key - check out Clinique's shade of Black Honey - but lose the hard edges and instead smudge for effect.
Straight lines, hard edges and dark tones give some collections a sleek attitude this market.
At once exploiting and denying the tape's usefulness in creating hard edges, he generates painterly textures, atmospheres, and structures that alternately collude and compete with those borders.
Light too will play its part bringing out subtle semi-tones, as will the famous Bay Area mist which will soften hard edges as it passes through the tower's countless perforations.