chiaroscuro


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a monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same color

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A great stylist, Malmquist's immersive prose perfectly limns the demands of living within the chiaroscuro of deep grief.
The absence of chiaroscuro technique was noticeable on the subject canvas.
Awareness of a vibrational locus in the mouth, usually along the hard palate and above, according to the image in Figure 3 can assist with maintaining an open-throated, chiaroscuro timbre.
Ask students to point out areas in the picture where the artist employed chiaroscuro (hand/forearm, neck/face).
They may have heard that Rembrandt was famous for his chiaroscuro--which is the Italian technical term for light and shade--so they nod wisely when they see a Rembrandt, mumble "wonderful chiaroscuro," and wander on to the next picture.
CHIAROSCURO Anche le tombe sono scomparse Spazio nero infinito calato da questo balcone al cimitero Mi e venuto a ritrovare il mio compagno arabo che s'e ucciso l'altra sera Rifa giorno Tornano le tombe appiattate nel verde tetro delle ultime oscurita nel verde torbido del primo chiaro (Vita d'un uomo: tutte le poesie 15)
Theodore Gericault's desolate depiction of survivors washed out on a raft in the West African sea is admired for its ground-breaking use of Romantic swirls and chiaroscuro.
It was entirely appropriate that the Chiaroscuro String Quartet should play in this splendid setting for what was a beautifully crafted concert of light and shade, "Sturm und Drang," danger and ultimate resolution.
On Thursday 18th, Russian-born violinist Alina Ibragimova leads her highly successful Chiaroscuro String Quartet in a concert of Mozart and Haydn.
Adam Jacques of the Independent Newspaper in London says this about her work, “The ethereal payoff is indeed redolent of a mix of Masters - the vivid hues of Titian, the straining bodies of Rubens, the sun-dappling chiaroscuro of Caravaggio, but also the loose brushstrokes and fluid movement of Delacroix; hints, too, of the Tiepolo-esque heavenly ascents adorning many an 18th-century Venetian chapel.
When Georg Baselitz's collection of chiaroscuro woodcuts went on display at the Royal Academy in London last month, it reaffirmed his place in the pantheon of distinguished artist-collectors ('Renaissance Impressions: Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from the Collections of Georg Baselitz and the Albertina, Vienna'; until 8 June).
Her creative use of graphic chiaroscuro and her deft use of panels of varying dimensions engages the reader with the text and entices one to jump across gutters to create what Scott McCloud, in Understanding Comics, refers to as "closure.
The centerpiece is Schumann's Dichterliebe, sung with refulgent tone, plenty of chiaroscuro and abundant musicality.
Kitchens at Mantena have European-brand stainless steel appliances, deluxe marble bathrooms, indirect lighting and exotic woods that highlight the chiaroscuro in the natural elements.
Its combination of chiaroscuro, depth of focus, oblique camera angles, a disjointed and fragmented narrative, all supporting an appropriately gloomy world view, initiated the style.