The Power of Middle Values - Excerpt
The Elegance & Power of
Unloading Plaster Watercolor and Gouache John Singer Sargent
David's Value Comparison Guide
Only 3 Steps Required
The procedure is rather simple. When first evaluating a potential painting subject–either directly while working outdoors or from photo reference in the studio–you engage in what I call my observation and evaluation recipe. This is a precise set of perceptual procedures that you can use to evaluate and subject.
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