LOVE the gloves. this is a great detail to add to my Mechanika Costume. So very steampunk and a lovely depiction of the faux era style, at that. (Lady Mechanika Spring Flowers 2012 by joebenitez via deviantart)
By placing lines at various distances from one another, the image gets more structure and gives the illusion of a body. A variation in width gives more dimension to the image and illustrates a sense of realism.