What is another word for shading?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈe͡ɪdɪŋ] (IPA)

Shading is the technique of adding depth and dimension to artwork or graphics. It can also refer to the variation of light and dark in a color. There are several synonyms for shading, including shadowing, tinting, toning, coloring, and highlighting. Shadowing refers to the creation of deeper tones to add depth to an object or design. Tinting involves adding light color to a design to create a softer effect. Toning, on the other hand, refers to adding middle tones to create a more balanced look. Coloring involves adding color to a design or artwork while highlighting is a technique of adding bright or light areas to a design to enhance its visual appeal.

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Usage examples for Shading

But as he sat there now behind his locked door and heavy curtain, shading his eyes with his hand, he faced the immediate future with dread.
"Command"
William McFee
The doctor rose, and shading his eyes, gazed down the stream, but there was no prahu as yet in sight; and he then glanced to left and right for a hiding-place beneath the overhanging trees.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
As he stepped in at the deep, wide doorway Howard's hat was low-drawn, its brim shading his eyes, and he was ready to step swiftly to right or left, to spring forward or back, to shoot quickly if shooting were in the cards.
"The Desert Valley"
Jackson Gregory

Famous quotes with Shading

  • It doesn't use shading, but it does use stroke length variations.
    John Robert Gregg
  • By shading off, as I have done, the portion of the area of the diagram according to the individual age, every one may see how much of life is consumed, and what is left.
    Warren De la Rue
  • Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
    John Updike
  • Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
    John Updike
  • Success is transient, evanescent. The real passion lies in the poignant acquisition of knowledge about all the shading and subtleties of the creative secrets.
    Constantin Stanislavski

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