Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011: Full Value Study

Here is the scene painted in watercolor.  Comparing it to the 4 value study, I can see that it would be better to darken the roof of the barn to connect the mid values of the crepe myrtles across the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011: 4 Value Study

The 4 value study provides a lot more visual information.  You can probably “see” the scene now. This exercise helped me “see” the variations in the foliage.

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Monday, August 1, 2011: Value Study

On my morning walk, I was captivated by this scene and decided to use it as a value study.  First I painted it in black & white using just 3 values, then 4 values and finally in full color.  Today … Continue reading

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