How To Create Depth In Your Acrylic Paintings

In this video, I give a simplified explanation of value. Value is what gives depth to a painting and it’s often the thing that beginner artists are missing when they feel like their painting is “flat”.

Value is the lightness or darkness of a color. You can change the value of any hue by adding white (tinting) or adding black (shading). Having at least 3 values in a subject will help your painting look more believable and I especially love doing this when painting flowers.

Hope you enjoy the video and learn a little about value!


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