The “Value” of Value

 

Value is arguably the most important characteristic of color for the artist to consider.   Value is a measure of the relative lightness or darkness of a color or color shape. It is also sometimes referred to as tone. Learning to see the many hundreds or thousands of values as they exist in nature and to then transpose them a limited range of steps is fundamental to understanding and applying good value design in your paintings.  

This set of videos is meant to help you get a good handle on value, what it is, and how to use it most effectively in your paintings.

Value and Value Sketching – Basic Concepts

Converting Value To Color – Part 1

The Power Of A Simple Value Composition...

High-Key Value To Color In Watercolor Painting

High-Key Value To Color Watercolor Painting...

Converting Low-Key Value To Color

Low-Key Value To Color Watercolor Painting...

Tonal Value, Definition, Concept And Importance In Painting

The Value of Value Learn The Basics Of This...

Value Sketching – Basic Ideas And Techniques

Planning Your Painting One Of The Best Ways...

High-Key Value Arrangement Cube Study

Learn High-Key Value   Easy Subject...

Low-Key Value Arrangement Cube Study

The Low Key Value Arrangement   Quick...

Get The Values You Want In Your Watercolor Painting

Get The Value You Want The Simple Process...