Values | Architectural Drawing
The scale of gradations between light and dark. Values are used to help identify volumes in space. The disposition of volumes embodies both the gestural characteristics derived from the object and the objects basic geometric form.
Types of Values
Local Values – Values as they appear.
Values through Hatching
Here are a few tips to follow in order to maintain “Values” in your drawings
Highlight – lightest Areas
Light Halftone – Middle tones
Core tone – Darkest Area
Reflected Light – Full range of Values
Cast Shadows – Full range of Values
Set up still life with single light source.