One Night Only! Art Exhibition Visitor Invitation…

Come and join us for a glass of wine, meet some of the specially selected local artists and open your pockets for some great and affordable art.

Time: 6.30pm to 9pm

Venue: 1st Durbanville Scout Hall, De Villiers Drive, Durbanville.

Entrance is FREE

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The rule of much and little

This rule can be used for every aspect of art and life...think about a plate of food. A good idea is not to have equal portions of everything. Two thirds (2/3) of the plate should be vegetables and ... See more

When we use the same ‘amount’ of different colors the painting will tend to look dull. Using this rule will help to brighten up your colors and not make it look ‘muddy’.

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The Value of Color

When colors become extremely dark or extremely light, their color identity becomes much less apparent. For example, if a shadow is made very dark, it will read primarily as a dark value and little of ... See more

Extremely light or extremely dark colors reveal less of their intrinsic hue; therefore, they are less able to act as color. An awareness of this is extremely important for painters who want to use …

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Two Reasons Why Values (Lights and Darks) Are so Important in Paintings

Without clear values in a painting, objects will appear flat, lifeless, and uninteresting.

Notan and grey scale is essential to create good visual imagery. No good artists should attempt to design their painting without these.

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