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Your Artist's Brain by Carl Purcell

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CHAPTER 6

organizing patterns OF VALUE

illustration

GOING TO CHURCH arrow Conté and colored pencil on vellum bristol arrow 13″ × 18″ (33cm × 46cm)

We have explored some of the most important concepts in drawing: seeing relationships of angle, size and position, seeing the relative value of shapes through squinting, and finding the value relationships of figure to ground. One last area needs to be explored — organizing the areas of value in a format. It was Caravaggio ...

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