Light and Shade

Light and Shade

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This book explains theory and instructs on techniques for creating shadows and the illusion of depth in charcoal and other monochrome media, as well as in color. Among the main subjects explored are light and shade in artworks throughout history, methods of creating the effect of brightness, highlighting, contrasting light and shade in chiaroscuro, and reproducing… See more details below

Overview

This book explains theory and instructs on techniques for creating shadows and the illusion of depth in charcoal and other monochrome media, as well as in color. Among the main subjects explored are light and shade in artworks throughout history, methods of creating the effect of brightness, highlighting, contrasting light and shade in chiaroscuro, and reproducing visual textures created by light. Barron's Art Handbooks are pocket-size reference volumes for students, artists, and art hobbyists. All have full-color illustrations throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764152283
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Art Handbooks Series
Edition description:
ENGLISH ED
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.48(d)

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