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The contrast of light in paint

Light can be represented in painting in all the very different degrees of intensity that exists. When the light has a bright and deep degree, close to white color, this is a strong luminosity. If the background or the surrounding elements are darker, we perceived it as brightness or a weak light. So, we see […]

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Dom, 27 Abr 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

The diffuse light in painting

When we are painting a scene or some characters but we do not mark the contrast of lights and shadows, that is, everything has a smooth tonal graduation and the little shadows are mixed with the objects themselves… then we are creating an atmosphere or diffused lighting deployed and a great source of scattered light. […]

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Dom, 27 Abr 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

How to paint shadows

Painting shadows and lights is one of the most important exercises in painting. It is a tonal study that includes both the hue (color type: red, blue, green …) and the amount of light. Variations of lights, that is, the tone, form the complicated vision of our environment. We can see inside of these variations […]

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Mie, 24 Oct 2012 » Techniques of art » There are not comments

Volume modeling in the artistic drawing

The drawing of the volume is made to represent the magnitude or scale of an object and the space the object occupies. To get this we use modeling art, and it means to draw gradients, shadows and lights on objects to simulate their volume. For this reason, it´s also called 3D modeling, as it seeks […]

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Lun, 17 Sep 2012 » Techniques of art » There are not comments

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