Origin of monochrome
Examples from the Web for monochrome
The landscape is stark and monochrome, a burnt yellow scene.‘The Fading Valley’ Brings Jordan Valley Inequalities into Stark Relief|Matt Surrusco|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He talked about monochrome color-blocks and an absolute positioning of the Fendi image: contrasts with visual harmony.
Spring is planting season, and the prairie, unlike the days of the pioneers, becomes a monochrome green.How 'The Little Way of Ruthie Leming' Taught Me It's OK to Love My Hometown|Justin Green|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hoxton is not aesthetic enough to be monochrome; and there is nothing of the Celtic twilight about it.What's Wrong With The World|G.K. Chesterton
When you begin studying from the life, proceed in the same way with monochrome studies painted into a middle tone.The Practice and Science Of Drawing|Harold Speed
Others have views of a windmill (Fig. 455), a cottage embowered in foliage painted in monochrome, or fruit.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
This elegant little cloister is a true shrine of art, although the frescoes are all in monochrome.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo|Leader Scott
Use the colors of the Monochrome in such cases as will give you the best vibration, the color that best responds to you.Supreme Personality|Delmer Eugene Croft
British Dictionary definitions for monochrome
- a painting, drawing, etc, done in a range of tones of a single colour
- the technique or art of this
Word Origin for monochrome
Word Origin and History for monochrome
1660s, "painting or drawing done in different tints of a single color," from Greek monochromos "of a single color," from monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + khroma (genitive khromatos) "color, complexion, skin" (see chroma). As an adjective from 1849. Photographic sense is recorded from 1940.