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Spanish term or phrase:tenebrismo
English translation:Tenebrism
Entered by: Aida González del Álamo
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20:30 Jul 3, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary / pintura
Spanish term or phrase: tenebrismo
como se llama en inglés el movimiento artistico-pictorico: El tenebrismo...
y como se dice que algo s epinta con el efecto a contraluz???
muchas gracias
Aida González del Álamo
Spain
Local time: 17:51
Tenebrism
Explanation:
ten·e·brism
Function: noun
Usage: often capitalized
Etymology: Latin tenebrae darkness
Date: 1954
: a style of painting especially associated with the Italian painter Caravaggio and his followers in which most of the figures are engulfed in shadow but some are dramatically illuminated by a concentrated beam of light usually from an identifiable source
- ten·e·brist /-brist/ noun or adjective, often capitalized

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Merriam-Webster\'s©

Me parece que efecto a contraluz podría ser \"backlight effect\"

Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2003-07-03 20:37:58 (GMT)
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\"HOW LIGHT WORKS ITS MAGIC

1. BACKLIGHT

The simplest, most texture and color friendly, quickest, easiest to apply and most romantic of light is backlight. It also quickly disguises any flaws in the original painting. Visions of swings, bonnets, long grass and afternoon light are the stuff of backlight paintings. The temptation to overuse backlight, is, to some artists, overwhelming. So always use less than you think suitable.

1. Usuall applying backlight is the last step on finishing the painting. Apply with thick pure paint (impasto). A dark grey hat can quickly become brilliantly blue, a red shirt will glow with color and ripples of water can sparkle.

2. As it is essentially an edge so also be careful to use it to also define the texture of the object. ...\"

http://www.wetcanvas.com/ArtSchool/Hagan/light1.htm


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back·light
Function: noun
Date: circa 1846
: illumination from behind; also : the source of such illumination
- backlight transitive verb
Merriam-Webster\'s©

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Gracias a ti, aida.
Buena suerte en tu traducción.
Oso ¶:^)
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Tenebrism


Explanation:
ten·e·brism
Function: noun
Usage: often capitalized
Etymology: Latin tenebrae darkness
Date: 1954
: a style of painting especially associated with the Italian painter Caravaggio and his followers in which most of the figures are engulfed in shadow but some are dramatically illuminated by a concentrated beam of light usually from an identifiable source
- ten·e·brist /-brist/ noun or adjective, often capitalized

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Note added at 2003-07-03 20:36:18 (GMT)
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Merriam-Webster\'s©

Me parece que efecto a contraluz podría ser \"backlight effect\"

Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2003-07-03 20:37:58 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

\"HOW LIGHT WORKS ITS MAGIC

1. BACKLIGHT

The simplest, most texture and color friendly, quickest, easiest to apply and most romantic of light is backlight. It also quickly disguises any flaws in the original painting. Visions of swings, bonnets, long grass and afternoon light are the stuff of backlight paintings. The temptation to overuse backlight, is, to some artists, overwhelming. So always use less than you think suitable.

1. Usuall applying backlight is the last step on finishing the painting. Apply with thick pure paint (impasto). A dark grey hat can quickly become brilliantly blue, a red shirt will glow with color and ripples of water can sparkle.

2. As it is essentially an edge so also be careful to use it to also define the texture of the object. ...\"

http://www.wetcanvas.com/ArtSchool/Hagan/light1.htm


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Note added at 2003-07-03 20:48:29 (GMT)
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back·light
Function: noun
Date: circa 1846
: illumination from behind; also : the source of such illumination
- backlight transitive verb
Merriam-Webster\'s©

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Note added at 2003-07-08 07:40:01 (GMT) Post-grading
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Gracias a ti, aida.
Buena suerte en tu traducción.
Oso ¶:^)

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3064
Grading comment
great, thanks!!

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agree  Gordana Podvezanec
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  -> Muchas gracias, Gordana ¶:^)

agree  Nicholas Hogg
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agree  afsdfds
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agree  Terry Burgess
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agree  William Stein
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agree  Susana Galilea: "backlit effect", ¿no?
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  -> Sí, ¿verdad? También. Gracias mil, Susi ¶:^)

agree  xxxIno66
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agree  Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi): tenebrosos saludos de jueves, Mr. Bear!
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agree  Thierry LOTTE: Yep ! And, moreover, I would say : "Wow" !
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agree  Patricia Baldwin
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agree  Jorge Rubino: but it can't be Caravaggio in 1954!
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  -> The term was coined in '54, obviously Caravaggio was way before that ¶;^) Thanks, Jorge ¶:^)

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