Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Whimsical Word of the Week




Chiaroscuro -

Distribution of light and shade in a picture.

3 comments:

  1. Oh, I actually know this one!! Because it's an art term. Very common in charcoal drawings especially. :D

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  2. I first heard this word when Kate DiCamillo used it as a name for one of her characters in "The Tale of Despereaux." Thanks, Carol!

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  3. I've never heard of this word, but I like the intriguing sound of it ... I stopped by via Carol's blog, and enjoyed browsing here.

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