Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Notes from my kind

A painting with poor values can account for why a work does not look real. Eighty percent of "realism" comes from choosing the correct value for each shape and not how well you matched the color.{from the new issue on International Artist Magazine }

2 comments:

Sheila said...

aaaah..... so that's why those really "blurry" paintings appear so real! Well I have a long way to go.

Cathyann said...

It is amazing how long it takes for this to sink in!