refracted light


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re·fract·ed light

bent rays of light changed in passage from one transparent medium to another of unequal density.
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refracted light

Light rays bent from their original course.
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There is also material on ambient and refracted light and principles of color.
The moon's light refracted by the earth's shadow and shining through the particulate matter of the atmosphere causes the effect, much the same as the refracted light of a setting sun shining through the same stuff gives us the red sky sunsets we all love.
These lashes captures the essence of refracted light, transforming eyes with a flash of creative colour.
The whiff of New Age spirituality about some of the titles here (Phenomena Solstice Encounter, 2003; Phenomena Solar Way Journey, 2004) will put some viewers off, but Jenkins has a right to it, as the effects he seeks in his paintings are none other than the ones that mystical poets have sought for centuries: "Shattered and refracted light, indefinite depths, weightlessness .
For his own home on south Siesta Key, Woodmansee created transoms with delicate purple irises in beveled glass that throws refracted light across the water-facing master bedroom.
The figures are in an airy setting defined by refracted light and tall, slanting trees that form a pointed arch above them.