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- n. A style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, with darkness a dominating feature of the image.
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Sometimes this effect is called “tenebrism,” especially in association with 17th Century followers of Caravaggio in Spain and Italy.
No, he had to admit, he was not having nightmares about the women he cared for -- and he cared for them all with these two specially mixing in himself as paint, their pleasures and sorrows his tenebrism.
Anyhow, there's some Aristotle and Plato I want to read-a textbook on tenebrism I need to get through for my Caravaggio class.
Caravaggio with his tenebrism (dramatic shading, where 3D games begin to take off with better shading and lighting) really began to bring things to life.
love it. very reminiscent of caravaggio's tenebrism effect