A-Z Challenge: C is for…


chiaroscuro_sphere_w_labels2Chiaroscuro
[kee-ahr-uhskyoo r-oh]
noun, plural chiaroscuros.
1. the distribution of light and shade in a picture.
2. Painting. the use of deep variations in and subtle gradations of light and shade, especially to enhance the delineation of character and for general dramatic effect:Rembrandt is a master of chiaroscuro.”
3. a woodcut print in which the colors are produced by the use of different blocks with different colors.
4. a sketch in light and shade.

rodin_the_eternal_idol2Concupiscence
[kon-kyoo-pi-suh ns, kong-]
noun
1. sexual desire; lust.
2. ardent, usually sensuous, longing.

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6 thoughts on “A-Z Challenge: C is for…

  1. Of course, I will never get the letters I need in Scrabble or like games to play these, but still awesome to learn 🙂

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