contrasts contrasts elements CHIAROSCURO Is a drawing technique that consists in the use of strong contrasts between volumes, some illuminated and others shadowed to highlight some elements effectively contrasts
CHIAROSCURO paintpainting, drawing and in engraving. The chiaroscuro technique can be applied in painting, drawing and in engraving.drawingengravingpaintdrawingengraving This technique emphasizes the details of any work.
Is considered the first great exponent of Baroque painting.
to accentuate the realism, he emphasizes his figures and scenes by the effects of light, making them stand out from the dark background, the light does not spread smoothly, but emerges from the side and falls over the figures on the scene, clearly delimiting illuminated shapes in which the colors are vivid and intense and dark areas stands out.
The Incredulity of Saint Thomas 1601-02 Oil on canvas, 107 x 146 cm Sanssouci, Potsdam
In its formation appears the influence of the schools of Lombardy and Venice, by the intensity of its color and the concern for the mastery of light, in this first stage are the Flight into Egypt and Bacchus. Bacchus c. 1593 Oil on canvas 67 x 53 cm Borghese Gallery, Rome