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Dynamic Light and Shade

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This book, illustrated with drawings in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, andrush and ink, shows how to interpret subjects in terms of light and shade.ogarth demonstrates how a dark silhouette on white paper can communicateorm and space. He then shows how the silhouette is transformed into threeimensions with the addition of highlights. There is a chapter devoted toach of the five basic categories of light and shade: single-source light;ouble-source light; flat, diffused light; moonlight; and sculptural light.atural and artificial light sources are examined, and the effects of theive types of light on a variety of subjects - faces, figures, landscapes,till lifes - are illustrated. Hogarth also explains more complex lightffects: how light and shade can create a sense of near and far; how light isffected by weather, time of day, and the changing seasons; how light revealshe surface qualities of forms; the effects of light passing throughransparent materials like glass and water; and much more.      

Author: Burne Hogarth

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

Publication Date: 1991-09-01

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ISBN: 0823015815

Burne Hogarth  Paperback

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