Tip file: Shadows and values

From Camille Przewodek, in the August 1998 issue of The Artist’s Magazine:

No matter how dark a color is, if it’s in direct sunlight, it always stays in the light value range. Because of this—and in spite of the face that it defies logic—the shadowed part of a white object will appear to be darker than the sunlit plane of a black object.

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