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Week 1: Understanding and Using Value with Bill Perkins

Week 1: Understanding and Using Value
An Introduction to Using Value Use value scales and a value matrix to simplify an image

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Instructor
Bill Perkins
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Composition, Landscape, Light & Color
Mediums
Charcoal Pencil, Conté, Paper
Duration
1h 32m 48s

In week one, 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.

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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