Helpful how to tips on painting, drawing and creating!
Little did I know that my drawing background would give me a good foundation in value for my painting. Value is how light or dark that color is. For example: If you took a black and white photograph of your painting, the shades of gray would be the different values within the painting. ("Approaching Shadows" by Lori McNee ©2006) Simply put, value is the lightness or darkness of a color or hue. In painting, value changes can be achieved by adding either black or [...]