Let Value Do The Work
Add The Power Of Abstract Value Patterns To Your Watercolor Paintings
Value is a measure of the relative lightness or darkness of a color or color shape. It is also referred to as tone and is one of the three characteristics of color. Values, consciously designed and placed in your paintings, provide support in three important ways:
- It can support the three-dimensional representation of an object
- It can support proper representation of the quality, intensity and direction of light
- Most importantantly, the conscious placement of contrasting light and dark shapes affect the power and dynamism of the compostion. This set of tutorials will show you how to begin using value and value shapes in your compositions for stronger more dynamic paintings.
Learning to use value well and wisely will make a tremendous difference in your work.
Following the videos below, in order one-by-one, will get you started.