Chiaroscuro (art technique)
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Chiaroscuro is a style of art that emphasizes the use of strong contrasts between dark and light.
This style can incorporate many colors, or it can employ only black and white.
interior art from T'hy'la #23, artist is Ingela
front cover of T'hy'la #21, artist is Liz Woledge
interior art from Contes di Cottman IV #10, artist is unknown
interior from Personal Log #1, artist is K.J. Green
cover of Within the Mirror #13, artists is G.E. Mills --"G.E. Mills did the chiaroscuro covers to WITHIN THE MIRROR 13. I wouldn't have been able to use the correct term except that Robin Hood mentions it in the editorial as a style that Vel Jeager used to use.... If you've forgotten what that term means, it means "the use of light and shade in pictorial representation." In other words, the picture is more blocks of black and white as opposed to actual line details and/or shading." 
- from The K/S Press #59