At my middle school level I do this by having kids do a value scale with
each new media I teach--Conte, oil pastel, watercolor, etc. Then we do
studies using the media before progressing to the finished piece.
At 07:46 AM 10/2/02 -0500, you wrote:
>I think it might be because traditionally as art teachers when we talk about
>values we pull out the white and the black and do these scales. Most know
>that with the limited amount of time to us with these students in four years
>of high school....we aren't going to be able to really get into any depth
>with color theory.