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the image is a tutorial on "value grouping" in art, using an illustration of wolves in a misty forest as an example.  it demonstrates how simplifying the values (lightness and darkness) of elements within a scene can create a clearer focal point and enhance the visual impact. the tutorial breaks down the scene into four variations: 1. "total value range": this shows the full spectrum of values in the scene, with both bright highlights and dark shadows. 2. "kinda flat...": this version compresses the values, making everything relatively similar in lightness and darkness.  it results in a flatter, less dynamic image.3. "blurry!": this version uses selective blurring to push the background further back and emphasize the wolves in the foreground.4. "pop!":  this version demonstrates value grouping.  the wolves, particularly the lead wolf, are given a wider range of values to make them stand out against the simplified, darker background. this creates a strong focal point and a more dramatic image.the image also includes annotations explaining the concept of value grouping and how it affects the viewer's eye.

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Created by: Pythoticus (@pythoticusbingle)

Parent collection: Color

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Created at: 2024-03-27T23:39:49.239Z

Updated at: 2024-07-08T03:40:22.313Z


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Content: illustration, tutorial, visual development, art, value grouping

People: none

Environment: forest, woods, trees, mist, fog

Lighting: sunlight, rays of light, backlighting

Perspective: slight aerial perspective

Keywords: value, contrast, focal point, composition

What is in the image: the image is a tutorial on "value grouping" in art, using an illustration of wolves in a misty forest as an example. it demonstrates how simplifying the values (lightness and darkness) of elements within a scene can create a clearer focal point and enhance the visual impact. the tutorial breaks down the scene into four variations: 1. "total value range": this shows the full spectrum of values in the scene, with both bright highlights and dark shadows. 2. "kinda flat...": this version compresses the values, making everything relatively similar in lightness and darkness. it results in a flatter, less dynamic image.3. "blurry!": this version uses selective blurring to push the background further back and emphasize the wolves in the foreground.4. "pop!": this version demonstrates value grouping. the wolves, particularly the lead wolf, are given a wider range of values to make them stand out against the simplified, darker background. this creates a strong focal point and a more dramatic image.the image also includes annotations explaining the concept of value grouping and how it affects the viewer's eye.

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WDTagged Tags: english text, comic, tree, forest, silhouette, nature, outdoors, no humans, sunlight, arrow \(symbol\)