I’m continuing with my exploration of values using the Munsell colour system, and I’m finding it to be a very useful tool. I’ve now answered one or two questions I’ve had for a while about tone, and raised many more. There have been moments over the last few days at the easel when I’ve felt
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This post follows on from last Saturday’s, which was the beginning of some simple exercises with cubes painted in the Munsell neutral scale. Simple in that all I’ve done so far is paint three cubes, but I have a feeling that it was one of the most useful exercises I’ve done yet with regard to tone.
For some time now I’ve been preoccupied with value. The more I work with it, the more I become convinced that a well observed balance of tones (values) is the key to creating a feeling of light, and by extension form. Frank Reilly reckoned that tones (well, being from the US he called them values