Values Matter

Values and Color perception

On the left side there are grayscale and colored original artworks, while on the right side digital reproductions using Photoshop. This assignment improves both painting skills and control using a Wacom tablet, and values and color perception. Here to maximize the results I approached it as it was a real canvas, so no low opacity layers for paint-overs or eyedroppers to get the color right, just eye and perception.

Exercise n2

In the example above. my mistake was overcharging the dark area under the trees. Pure blacks and pure whites should never be used in painting, and even though I did not used them here, for sure I pushed too much the darker areas, making it too hard to read..

-Creativity Seeds-


A journey through my studies in Amsterdam. 3D modelling with Maya and 3dsMax, Photoshop and digital painting.