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Intro to Values – Value Scale

Posted on 2011/12/21 at 12:02am by daarken 11 Comments
Intro to Values – Value Scale

Value is an important part to the painting process. Having good contrast can help your illustration succeed, so it is important to practice value scales. Value scales will help you see and produce a full range of values that you can use in your painting or drawing. Remember, every color has a value, so learning…

Still Life – Painting Metal

Posted on 2011/11/11 at 5:39am by daarken 48 Comments
Still Life – Painting Metal

Still life painting is one of the foundations of every good artist. Learning form and value is crucial for any artist, and it all starts with a metal pot. Painting a metal pot or an apple may not seem like fun and games, but it is a necessary step in learning how to understand form,…