Temescal Canyon

High School

Advanced Drawing and Painting  

Local Value

and Variations

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The Assignment:

Complete a reference section in your sketchbook that illustrates Local Value and Variations as well as the differences between the two. Follow the basic step-by-step directions below to add the "Basic Shapes" section to your sketchbook

Mounting the Local Value/Variation models into your sketchbook:

(Always save a space at the top or along the side for a page title.)

  1. Open your sketchbook to the next blank page.
  2. If necessary, paint or prepare at least three pages for new information.
  3. Arrange the magazine clipping you used for your Local Value and Variations and the tracing you made of the two major shapes from the clipping on the first page allowing some room for a caption next to each one. Glue them in place.
  4. On the next page arrange the Local Value model you've drawn allowing some room for a caption next to it. Glue it in place.
  5. On the third page arrange the Variations model you've drawn allowing some room for a caption next to it. Glue it in place.

 

Authoring the Basic Shapes Page

  1. Label the pages of your sketchbook at the top or along the side neatly with the title, “Local Value and Variations .”
  2. On the first page of your Local Values and Variations section use colored pencils or pens, Illustrate the "average value" you found from your value finder (Use the value number from your scale) for each of the two major shapes on your model.
  3. Using relevant information from your notes or other sources and/or illustrations, complete the rest of the page.
  4. On the second page of your Local Values and Variations section use colored pencils or pens, Illustrate the "average value" you found from your value finder (Use the value number from your scale) for each of the two major shapes on your model.
  5. Using relevant information from your notes on Local 1value or other sources and/or illustrations, complete the rest of the page.
  6. On the third page of your Local Values and Variations section use colored pencils or pens, Illustrate the "average value" you found from your value finder (Use the value number from your scale) for each of the two major shapes on your model.
    • Indicate highlights and shadows
    • Indicate any patterns or textures that may appear in your "Variations" drawing
  7. Using relevant information from your notes on Variations or other sources and/or illustrations, complete the rest of the page.

Include two additional “facts” about these drawings (ex.: where they were drawn, what time of day it was, date, etc.)