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Value and tone by WillWorks Value and tone by WillWorks
This is an improvement on the value tutorial I did before.

I plan on getting more on the other elements I got lines down and this about 5 more to go for the elements commonly talked about.

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Hpsr175 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015
Thanks for this
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015   General Artist
Glad you like it :)
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HernanBarriosPaz Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
sir, you're awesome
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013   General Artist
Thanks :)
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StarshipSorceress Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
The way you lay your tutorials out is so beautiful, simple, but very informative! Thank you for taking the time to make them! :hug:
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013   General Artist
Your welcome :)

And thanks for taking the time to write this, it is very encouraging :handshake:
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StarshipSorceress Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013
No problem (:
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:iconfer554:
Fer554 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks,  i learned from this!
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013   General Artist
Glad it helped. :)
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:iconfuyu-oleander:
fuyu-oleander Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, this is really useful! Thank you so much for making and sharing it!
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   General Artist
Glad you found Value and tone useful :)
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:icontheskaldofnvrwinter:
TheSkaldofNvrwinter Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's very well done...but all the lines make it a bit confusing
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013   General Artist
Thanks :)

But, can you clarify how the line are making it confusing?
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:icontheskaldofnvrwinter:
TheSkaldofNvrwinter Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well, usually drawing books have drawings in perspective; these are just lines
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013   General Artist
Are you talking about the crosshatching?
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:iconastrikos:
Astrikos Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013   General Artist
Your wonderful tutorial has been featured here
Consider giving the article a :+fav: :heart:
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013   General Artist
Thanks for considering me on the mentor list :)
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Astrikos Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013   General Artist
:heart:
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JustIRaziel Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice layout :-)
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013   General Artist
Thanks :)
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lizstaley Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
This is a great tutorial! Thank you for sharing it. I hope you don't mind, I shared a link for this over on my weekly blog feature, Tutorial Thursday. Thank you for putting this information up!
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013   General Artist
I am glad you like the tutorial :)

And no I do not mind, it is under creative commons the attribute license as long as you do not plagiarize the material I am actually all for it.
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012   General Artist
glad it was of some help :)
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abhimabi Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
Does the value of two kind of objects changes as per lighting?
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012   General Artist
I hope I got this.

So what I think you’re asking is if the lighting is deferent then the objects should have different lighting. It depends for one can you compare their lighting. Our eye and even some cameras are made to do some adaptation with the lighting. Say you are out side in the sun for an hour and then you walking back inside you will notice the light are dimmer than normal when walking in. If you have a object in the cast shadow and the other out in the open then the one in the cast shadow has to us what little light it can get from the reflected environment as appose to the one out in the sun that is reflecting a large sum of light.

One thing to think about with lighting is it has a max lighting and max dark (the diagram shows that spectrum at the bottom). You do not want to make a painting or drawing that goes from 40%-70% when you can get a lot closer to 0%-100% on lighting. (0% pitch-black – 100% pure and bright white). That is were many young artist and even deviants fail in their graphite drawings they do not have the full spectrum of lighting. Even when you’re in a dark room you have a lighting that would seem relatively high on the value. Not the brightest lighting to be dim. And the same goes for dark not some dull gray on the darker places but rather as black as the medium will allow (graphite is flawed for this but it still can get dark use Ebony pins to get the deepest darks).

I hope that helps.
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theThirdCartel Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
On the last sphere in the bottom right, the reflected light is rendered in white. Does that mean it's neither cool nor warm, or is there some way of determining its temperature?

BTW, there's a typo in the first paragraph under "Tone": "brakes" should be "breaks".

Thanks for the tut. 8-)
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012   General Artist
That is a good question. I did say that cooler tones are usually a darker cyan blue but that is not all ways the case. It is very common but not a law. One of the spheres is a deep and darker red and that part is the coolest part of that sphere. The light blue on the back of the last sphere is still from a secondary light sources. And it is from reflections second time used (the blue sky). So even if it is not a darker blue it is still a cool tone. The scale at the bottom is to give an idea of the warmest tone to the coolest but it is more dimensional. I hope that answers the question.

I also got typo just got fixed.

Your welcome I hope the tut is helpful :handshake:
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theThirdCartel Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
Cool, that makes sense. Thanks for explaining. :)

As an extension of that, can one assume the inverse if the main light source is cold? I read that if the main light is cold, then the shadows are warm, which means, if this holds, that the reflected light would also be warm.
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012   General Artist
I do not think that is how it would work if you are in the world of physics. Where did you find this? It may be valid but I would like to read it.

It may work for art in a surreal way and it would be interesting to see. And with artificial lighting as the room may have a dim yellow lighting and a blue bright light. But with natural lighting I am skeptical.

Just say we have a blue sun, they are actually hotter in that the yellow ones (yellow 3000 kelvin blue 8000 kelvin), in our solar system. But the way I imagine it would still work like a prism. And the blue and violet side of the rainbow would still be on the same side as they are turned more that direction. With the sun being blue I would be brighter (like when you drive in the highway at night and being blinded by the blue spot light as apposed to the yellow spot lights, I hate those). But the sky with a blue sun would actually have the cooler part be violet. But that my theory on that matter.
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theThirdCartel Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
I don't remember where I read about warm light/cool shadow and vice versa originally, but this is one source that came up on a quick search: [link]

There are many places where this is found, including tutorials on dA (particularly one illustrated with photos taken under different lighting conditions--can't find it for the life of me.)
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012   General Artist
I read the article you showed me and I am not fully convinced. Shadow tones and reflected lighting are from saturated colors reflected from the sky or a surface. One way of thinking about it is if you are on grass some of the reflected light will have a greenish tone. The big reason shadows are blue is the sky is blue and it is reflecting the light. If you are in a white room and the light is a perfect white the objects in the room would be there original hue in both light and shadow.

The paper being crumpled up sound more like another optical affect were the paper will allow some light to pass through. This is like having a yellow window only allowing yellow light in the room. Or even like the blue sky as the light get reflected off the blue sky. Long story short lighting will look more like what chroma it started with, the matter it had to pass though and the matter was reflected off of.

What some artist will do is make the shadow a counter tone to the light side. This helps add contrast to the art work. Contrast is good why to show objects and creating implied lines.

I hoped that helped
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theThirdCartel Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
I see what you mean; thanks for the detailed explanation. 8-)
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012   General Artist
Your welcome :)
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Sanskarans Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional
Excellent tutorial will
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
Thanks Sanskarans :)
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Nagem1891 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Even though I know colorful tones and highlights are awesome, I still go and use the bland saturation tool :/ This is super helpful and very well made
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
Thanks

I am glad to know it is helpful to the DA community :)
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Nagem1891 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Indeed it is :) Now, onto attacking my blandness with epicness!
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QuantumCrab Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
This is incredibly helpful, thank you sir.
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
Glad you find it helpful :)
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gph-artist Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantastic. Thanks for doing this. It's always good to have these reminders.
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
No problem and thanks :)
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Lulie Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you mean 'crevice shadow'? Not just 'folds', but any nooks and crannies, including in one single object. I haven't heard 'crease shadow', although maybe that's just another name for it. (Or the fancy name: ambient occlusion shadow.)
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012   General Artist
Your right. I just fixed it.

I replaced the image with the fixed one.
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Lulie Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:)

Nice work, btw.
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WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
Thanks :)
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Namecchan Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Thanks a lot for sharing! <:
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:iconwillworks:
WillWorks Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
And thanks for looking :handshake:
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Namecchan Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
My pleasure! <:
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