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Tue, Aug 08

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Granbury

Chiaroscuro Techniques

An Italian term which literally means 'light-dark'. In paintings the description refers to clear tonal contrasts. The treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting. Cheryl Moore will Present this technique in old Cartooning. This Demo will take place during the Regular Guild Meeting.

Chiaroscuro Techniques
Chiaroscuro Techniques

Time & Location

Aug 08, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Granbury, 9201 Plantation Dr, Granbury, TX 76049, USA

Brush up your Italian. It really means LIGHT (chiaro) and DARK (oscuro). It describes some of the

best techniques ever used in art, through the ages.

We are going to see the effects of chiaroscuro in cartooning, classical cartooning where many

artists got their starts and where a genre was created that lasted decades and provided

entertainment for young and old before television took over. And it still does today. We'll see

some real storyboards from the times and enjoy the artistry that told a story, one frame at a

time. Come and enjoy a trip back in time and enjoy the drama that chiaroscuro offers.

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