theory topics

  1. What is tone?

  2. How do we discuss tone?
  3. How can tone make us feel? Communicating with tone
  4. What jobs can tone do?

what is tone?


Tone usually emphasises form. Tone creates subtle or dramatic effects. When we shade a drawing to make it look three dimensional we are applying tone.

Tone also describes both light direction and style of light. We can create a harsh or soft light in renderings.


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