A value study in black and white chalk, on of the later ones of the 100 Still Life Drawings series.
In this one, I experimented a little with creating a subtle glow around the edge bowl, to see if it created a stronger feeling of light.
Getting the values for the two different kinds of lives was a challenge too. I often feel that if you can make a value study really sing by getting the relationships right, you can almost see the colour. Value really is most of colour. If you can build your values skills to a high level through your practice, colour will come much more easily to you.
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