Sketch vs Portfolio - What's the difference?

sketch | portfolio |

As nouns the difference between sketch and portfolio

is that sketch is sketch (short musical, dramatic or literary work or idea) while portfolio is portfolio.



(wikipedia sketch)

Alternative forms

* scetch


  • To make a brief, basic drawing.
  • I usually sketch with a pen rather than a pencil.
  • To describe briefly and with very few details.
  • He sketched the accident, sticking to the facts as they had happened.


  • A rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work, often consisting of a multitude of overlapping lines.
  • *
  • *:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out.. Ikey the blacksmith had forged us a spearhead after a sketch from a picture of a Greek warrior; and a rake-handle served as a shaft.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2012-03, author=
  • , title=, volume=100, issue=2, page=106, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Pixels or Perish , passage=Drawings and pictures are more than mere ornaments in scientific discourse. Blackboard sketches , geological maps, diagrams of molecular structure, astronomical photographs, MRI images, the many varieties of statistical charts and graphs: These pictorial devices are indispensable tools for presenting evidence, for explaining a theory, for telling a story.}}
  • A rough design, plan, or draft, as a rough draft of a book.
  • A brief description of a person or account of an incident; a general presentation or outline.
  • A brief, light, or unfinished dramatic, musical, or literary work or idea; a short, often humorous or satirical scene or play, frequently as part of a revue or variety show, a skit; or, a brief musical composition or theme, especially for the piano; or, a brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or short story.
  • (lb) An amusing person.
  • Keeping sketch : to keep a lookout.
  • Descendants

    * German: (l)



    (en noun)
  • A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps and other flat documents.
  • The collection of such documents, especially the works of an artist or photographer.
  • (politics) The post and the responsibilities of a cabinet minister or other head of a government department.
  • The group of investments and other assets held by an investor.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=70, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers.
  • A collection of assets generally.
  • I would like to introduce you to our portfolio of services.

    See also

    * curriculum vitae * repertoire ----