2 What is it? Value is another one of the 7 elements of art It is defined as: the lightness or darkness of an object or shapeEverything has value, different tints and shades. Some are easier to see then others.
3 What does it do?The primary function of value is to make objects look real and 3 dimensional.
5 Important Vocabulary Tint: Highlights, light versions of a color. Shade: Darker areas, used for shadows.Mid-tone: Everything in between tints and shades .Contrast: this is created when opposites (white and black) are placed close to each other.Chiaroscuro: Italian term that literally means “Light dark”. A style of artwork where contrast is emphasized.
6 Value ScaleA value scale is a measurement that moves gradually from black to grey to whiteTints (highlights)Shades (shadows)Mid-tones
7 Other InformationValue is also used in colors. There are darker and lighter versions of colors.What would you call a tint of red?What would you call a shade of blue?