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What is value? Value is the lightness or darkness of a hue.
The value of a hue can be changed how? By adding white to make it lighter or black to make it darker.
Mary Cassatt. Margot in Blue. Everything except Margot’s eyes and hair are created with tints of color.
Rufino Tamayo. Girl Attacked by a Strange Bird. The dark values in this work enhance its ominous mood. Every hue in this painting has been darkened with the addition of black except one.
Notice how the color can affect the mood. Think of what mood you want to bring with your tint and shade fish painting. Charles Burchfield. Night of the Equinox.
Notice the tints and shades in these ocean pictures. Notice how the placement of the colors tells us about the animals form and the space in which it resides… and the depth it is at.
Which of these ocean images was the most peaceful? Scary? Happy? Why? Was it mostly tint or shade? What color was used? What else about the picture may have affected your mood?
Understanding Check • Full size (11 x 14) picture of fish or other aquatic creatures. • Done in a monochromatic color scheme. • Using only one hue of paint plus black and white. Bottled secondary colors are allowed. ACRYLIC • Look to use your value scales to add a sense of implied form, space, and texture as well.
Name: ____________ Per. ______ Created value by adding tints and shades. (20) (10) (5) Left a 1 in. border around the entire piece. (5) Craftsmanship (10) Effort (10) Total: (60)