Dynamic Light And Shade, Paperback Book

Dynamic Light And Shade Paperback

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This book, illustrated with drawings in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and brush and ink, shows how to interpret subjects in terms of light and shade.

Hogarth demonstrates how a dark silhouette on white paper can communicate form and space.

He then shows how the silhouette is transformed into three dimensions with the addition of highlights.

There is a chapter devoted to each of the five basic categories of light and shade: single-source light; double-source light; flat, diffused light; moonlight; and sculptural light.

Natural and artificial light sources are examined, and the effects of the five types of light on a variety of subjects - faces, figures, landscapes, still lifes - are illustrated.

Hogarth also explains more complex light effects: how light and shade can create a sense of near and far; how light is affected by weather, time of day, and the changing seasons; how light reveals the surface qualities of forms; the effects of light passing through transparent materials like glass and water; and much more.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Painting & art manuals
  • ISBN: 9780823015818

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