Gallery - Value
Examples of value.
High contrast in value draws attention to center of painting, under the arch.
The selective use of bright values gives the painting a dramatic light source.
The stark contrast between light and dark values draws the viewers attention to the people in the center.
The bright-valued sky contrasts with the dark, earthy foreground.
Concentrating the bright values in one small area makes the single light source more dramatic.
The dark values of the forest below give a foreboding effect.
The brilliant contrast in values gives a tremendous impression of size and scale.
The shadowy dark values give an impression of size behind the main scene of the painting.
The subject being painted is shrouded in dark values, ensuring that the painter draws more of our attention.
The will-o-the-wisps in the paintings center use bright values to pop from the background.
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MuMa - Musée d'art moderne André Malraux
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