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Created by Zed A. Shaw Updated 2024-02-17 04:54:36

03: Values

In this video I demonstrate the concept of values. A "value" is simply a handy number you give to a range of light and dark. In the video I show you:

  1. What a value is.
  2. How to make a value strip to study the concept.
  3. How to see values better by squinting your eyes and/or using a hole to view the shape you're trying to see.
  4. Why you need to use this trick to avoid your eye confusing your perception of what you see.

This is only the first introduction to values. In Exercise 5 I will show you a detailed demonstration of using values to render your drawings more accurately.

The next exercise will show you the first steps in learning to draw using a "block in" style.

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