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Understanding and Using Value with Bill Perkins

Understanding and Using Value
An Introduction to Using Value Use value scales and a value matrix to simplify an image

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Bill Perkins
Composition, Landscape, Light & Color
Charcoal Pencil, Conté, Paper
2h 19m 22s

In this lesson, master designer Bill Perkins will show you how to use value to strengthen the compositional designs and readability of your landscape drawings. You will learn how to use value matrix, a powerful tool that allows you to quickly simplify the values within any image.

This lesson belongs to the course Beginner’s Guide to Drawing. It is a 12-week course designed to empower new students with a structured approach for learning how to draw. Join instructors Steve Huston, Chris Legaspi, Heather Lenefsky, Bill Perkins, and Mark Westermoe as you learn the fundamentals of perspective, rendering, and composition. After completing this course, you will develop a solid foundation in drawing.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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