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Monday, October 30, 2006

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|kēˌärəˈsk(y)oŏrō; kēˌarə-|


the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting.

an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something : the chiaroscuro of cobbled streets.

ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from Italian, from chiaro ‘clear, bright’ (from Latin clarus) + oscuro ‘dark, obscure’ (from Latin obscurus).


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

11:59 AM  
Blogger Tina Banda said...

thanks anon! I know I've been neglecting the blog a bit. the holidays have a way of taking over. next time you come by, feel free to post your name, ok? :)

2:26 PM  

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