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Re: [teacherartexchange] Shaded Still-lifes

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From: Susan Bennett (seasideblueviolet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Oct 31 2006 - 17:03:47 PST


I really like your book Ken, Drawing 101. You cover
those terms. I recommend his book to those doing
value.

Do any of you have any other books that you feel
support these terms with visual examples?
Susan in Ohio

--- Ken Schwab <bicyclken@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> I use the idea of the five principles of proper
> shading to explain how form differs from shape.
>
> highlight
> shade
> shadow
> reflected light
> back shading
>
> Whether you are using pencil, pastel, charcoal etc.
> the idea is the same. As for hatching and smudging
> or pressure sensitivity, these are tools for making
> a gradation of values and should be experimented
> with in order to promote the best procedure for all
> students.
>
> Ken Schwab
> San Jose, CA
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "Boots13@aol.com" <Boots13@aol.com>
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> <teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 5:34:49 PM
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Shaded Still-lifes
>
>
> Hello All....Does anyone have any tips on how I
> should explain how to use
> charcoal for shading and adding value to a still
> life?
> I have been struggling a little..we are will be
> working on a value scale in
> pencil where they practice all of the 4 techniques
> of shading (stippling,
> blending, cross-hatching, and hatching) it has been
> going pretty well. But then
> when they go and apply it to their objects they all
> get confused including
> myself on what I really am asking them to do?
>
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks!
> terri
> NYC
>
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