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Author: Maria Tucker

In this lesson, you will learn about Value and how it is used to develop Form in the visual design process.

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Source: Image of The Tetons and the Snake River, Public Domain Image of Gray Scale, Public Domain Image of Sphere, by Maria Tucker Image of Young Rembrandt, Public Domain Image of People of Chilimark, Public Domain Image of The Orrery, Public Domain

Terms to Know

The subtle use of gradation to create dramatic value.


The absence of light and provides the weight to form.


The range between light and dark as it pertains to value.


The illumination aspect to form.


Another term for lightness or darkness.