Friday, March 30, 2007

Chiaroscuro

Oil Painting View a larger image. Mending The Sails, 35" x 35" - oil/canvas

Excerpt from this posting:

"...the root words of chiaroscuro -- light lifting the tonal veil of darkness -- are both clear and obscure. Folds become beautiful when a little mystery (and shadow) is added..."

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4 comments:

Cara Dawn Romero said...

What can I say? Your originality is only exceeded by your ability. Wonderful painting.

Your blog is a favorite of mine, thanks for sharing -

Doug Rugh said...

Cara,

You are too kind. Thank You.

Michael-Ann said...

Yes, the painting is beautiful and quite sensual... How you describe white in that one paragraph absolutely makes me want to run to my canvas a play with whites... hmmmm...cool!

Doug Rugh said...

Thanks Michael-Ann.