- Value is the lightness or darkness a color or hue. Believe it or not, value is more important than color to the design and success of a painting. Here's why: Value is used to create a focal point within a painting or drawing.
- Understanding Value and Tone for Better Paintingwww.artistsnetwork.com/.../understanding-value-and-tone-for-better-painti...
What is the 'importance of value in a painting'? A color's values create our perception of three-dimension and perspective. Here is a good explanation.