Investigating drawing - Chiaroscuro

Term describing effects of light and shade in a work of art, especially when there is strong contrast between the two. Sometimes a dramatic effect is created by a shaft of light, which gives sharp shadows like that given by a spotlight.

Other techniques and materials


David Bomberg, by David Garshen Bomberg, 1931 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

David Bomberg
by David Garshen Bomberg
1931
NPG 4821