Words Like CHIAROSCURO
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10 definitions of chiaroscuro
The arrangement of light and dark parts in a work of art, such as a drawing or painting, whether in monochrome or in color.
The art or practice of so arranging the light and dark parts as to produce a harmonious effect. Cf. clair-obscur.
a monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same color
The technique of using light and shade in pictorial representation.
The arrangement of light and dark elements in a pictorial work of art.
A woodcut technique in which several blocks are used to print different shades of a color.
A woodcut print made by this technique.
Light and shade; specifically, the general distribution of light and shade in a picture, whether painted, drawn, or engraved— that is, the combined effect of all its lights, shadows, and reflections. Strictly speaking, however, every object on which light strikes has its own chiaroscuro.
A drawing in black and white.
A method of printing engravings from several blocks representing lighter and darker shades, used especially in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries; also, an engraving so printed.