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Creating a Sense of Realism Through Value with Glenn Vilppu

Creating a Sense of Realism Through Value
Create Realistic Drawings! Learn how controlling value in your drawings can help you achieve a more realistic look

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Glenn Vilppu
Drawing, Figure, Head / Portrait, Light, Still life
Colored Pencil, Paper Stump
52m 38s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu demonstrates the importance of controlling value in order to create more realistic and efficient drawings. Through a series of examples including heads, architecture, foliage, and the figure, you will learn how critical it is to develop the dexterity required to control your values and how quickly a realistic look can be achieved.



  • Faber-Castell Polychromes Pencil – Black, Sanguine
  • Paper Stump
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