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sfumato

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lindwood_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Mon Oct 25 2004 - 05:42:23 PDT


Leonardo defined sfumato as "without lines or borders, blending away of
edges." If you look at Mona Lisa's eyebrows, they are painted in
sfumato, according to an image I just saw described that way. Did she
tweeze? only her hairdresser knows for sure.

Linda Woods

Visit our student's web art gallery at St.John's School

www.sjs.org
 click on "Stories of SJS," click on "Arts Stories," click on Linda
Woods' name. View artwork by Lower, and Middle School students as well
as our art archives.

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