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Word: monochrome

Definition: painting in only one color; ADJ.


Sentences Containing 'monochrome'

Keep your early work both in monochrome and color#quite solid#, but as thin as you can, reserving thicker paint for those occasions when you wish to put a touch that shall not be influenced by what you are painting into.
But in monochrome painting from the cast it is of very little service.
When you begin studying from the life, proceed in the same way with monochrome studies painted into a middle tone.
Beginning first with monochrome in three tones, as explained in a former chapter, they might then take for figure work ivory black and Venetian red.
Now proceed carefully to draw your lights with bread or rubber, and your shadows with charcoal, in much the same manner as you did in the monochrome exercises already described.

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