Thursday, May 5, 2011

6) Line as Value

Line as value describes different techniques using the placement and value of lines to create a sense of volume in a subject, rather than just a flat outline.

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By using a cross-hatching technique, lines are placed in such a way where contrast is clear.  Lighter areas require less lines than the darker.





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