VPG Exercise 1: Values, Patterns and Texture

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  • Render texture, style and three-dimensionality using an ink process to achieve contrast, shadow and shade
  • Refine precision and neatness in drawing

Media: Graphite and Black Ink


  1. Replicate each texture box on the worksheet in pencil and then in ink on a second sheet of worksheets. The goal is to replicate consistency of line, angle of line, method of shape formation and drawing.
  2. Complete two value scales (handout) – one using graphite and the other black ink. Experiment with hatching and crosshatching.
  3. Complete tonal value exercises (handout) experimenting with hatching, crosshatching, scribbling and stippling.

Assignment is due at the beginning of class Thursday, Jan. 20.

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