Friday, February 14, 2014

Chiaroscuro






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John Chapdelaine
oil on canvas




your vibration,

a chiaroscuro,

shadows

my night.



copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2014



posted for Poets United

23 comments:

  1. chiaroscuro...what a cool word....both in art (the light and dark) and in singing ( the optimal balance of clearness and darkness)...tight little piece with lots of meaning audrey

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  2. well, I learnt something new today:)

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  3. It fits real nice! There's def sharp contrast. I like my painting that way too as it brings out the 3 dimensional feel. Nicely Audrey!

    Hank

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  4. Very interesting, Audrey. I learned something and was treated to some Art at the same time...a win-win for me. Have a great weekend.

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  5. Yes. I see it. Wow! For me it is sometimes chiaroscuro and sometimes pentimento.

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    1. Oh wow--I love it--the pentimento is cool--and I think I may have more pentimento than I think --

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  6. Cool use of the word, beautifully paired.

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  7. Your poem just proves that a lot can be expressed in a few words! You have also managed to enlarge my vocabulary. Smiles.

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  8. good thing we have google :) interesting poem, saying a lot with little.

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  9. Oh -- and I learned a new word... love it.

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  10. Audrey,

    The scene set by a simple suggestion and hint of movement. A superb link with the image, in a very succinct manner.
    Eileen

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  11. The whole world in this word...

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  12. Such a tangible feel of the sensation of your words. Crisp and beautiful.
    -HA

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  13. Thanks for the post....so much to learn....

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  14. learned a new word today. :)
    lovely little poem!

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  15. I couldn't imagine a poem more perfect than this.

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  16. A beautiful love poem with an inkling of li'l sensuality. Lovely & brevity-wise expressive! Smiles.

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  17. I had to google chiaroscuro...and should have remembered it from art history class! Lovely piece Audrey, just perfect.

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  18. Love that word chiaroscuro....and "shadows my night" is a great phrase.

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