Element/Principle: Value

Verb

Verb

What types of shapes?
Are the shapes repeated in different components of the design?
What kinds of lines – actual, implied, psychic?
What direction do the lines go?
Are the colors saturated or muted?
High or low value contrast?
What kind of textures? Rough or smooth?
What is the focal point? How is it emphasized?
Is the image unified? How?
What is repeated?
Are there instances of proximity, continuation or alignment?

Blueprint

Blueprint

What kind of color scheme?
Are the values high key or low key?
Is the value contrast high or low?
Are the colors saturated or muted?
Is the design unified? How?
What is repeated?
What is varied?
What is the focal point? How is it emphasized?
What kind of textures?
What kinds of lines – actual, implied, psychic?

Dream

Dream

Are the values high key or low key?
Is the design unified? How?
What is repeated?
Are there instances of proximity, continuation or alignment?
What color scheme?
How is the illusion of depth created?
What kinds of lines – actual, implied, psychic?

Spanish Steps, Tacoma

Spanish Steps Tacoma  

What types of lines? Which directions?
How is the illusion of depth created?
High or low value contrast?
Are the colors saturated or muted?
What kind of color scheme?
What kinds of textures? Rough or smooth?

Spring

Spring

High or low value contrast?
Is the design unified? How? 
What is repeated?
Are there instances of proximity, continuation or alignment?
Are the values high key or low key?
Are the colors saturated or muted?
What types of shapes?
Are the shapes repeated in different components of the design?