Notan and grey scale is essential to create good visual imagery. No good artists should attempt to design their painting without these. … Continue readingTwo Reasons Why Values (Lights and Darks) Are so Important in Paintings
Questions you can ask before you start painting is: Is it dark or light? (Chiaroscuro) Is it hot or cold? Am I using the 7 principles of good art in my painting? Balance Proportion Emphasis Variety Movement Rhythm Harmony The word Chiaroscuro itself is Italian, … Continue readingQuestions you should ask before you start painting….
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’. … Continue readingThe rule of much and little
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 color to express the luminosity of nature. … Continue readingThe Value of Color