Tuesday, June 12, 2012
I have the magic word, chiaroscuro, and I shall pass through the labyrinth.
—Teresa Flavin, The Crimson Shard (2012)
Chiaroscuro is the interplay of light and shadow.
The illustration is from an 1895 issue of The Canadian magazine.
A reminder: our posts about magic words and symbols spotted in the wild have officially moved here: