chi·a·ro·scu·ro kyärəˈsk(y)o͝orō/ noun the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting. an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something. Drawing is a lot like painting, in fact, Michaelangelo says that one cannot be a painter if they have not mastered the pencil. Step 6: A final step of adding white pencil highlights … Continue reading Drawing the Black Panther. Colored Pencil art using the Chiaroscuro technique.