Medium and Dark Values  

 Medium and Dark Values  

 Medium and Dark Values  

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• Predominantly medium and dark values are used, minimizing or leaving out light values

Artists might choose to emphasize medium and dark values in order to achieve a somber tone, a sense of mystery, the presence of danger, a haunted air, or a pensive mood. Exclusive use of medium and dark values might also be simply an accurate depiction of certain lighting conditions.

Featured: Still Life with Snake and Lizard by Otto Marseus van Schrieck.

 Medium and Dark Values  

 Medium and Dark Values  

 Medium and Dark Values