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Judging Values at the Beginning

When starting a painting, it is important that the first few values get put down on the canvas correctly before any other brushstrokes are recorded. When choosing a first value, the artist must have a standard to choose from. In other words, just any value won’t do. That is why many artists choose a particular value scale to work with…

Learn how to judge values at the beginning of painting with John Hughes’ Hints & Tips article in the June 2012 edition of 15 Bytes.

UTAH’S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001, 15 Bytes is published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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