Jessica Russo Scherr

Art Education

Medium: Colored Pencils, Black and white photo and glue stick


Use a black and white image and draw with colored pencils. At least 50% must be drawn.

Color as Value

Black & White Photo & Colored Pencil

Here is the same image made into black and white.  Notice how the value match very well and it is hard to tell which is the photo and which is the drawing.

Just about every example is from a former student of mine.  Many thanks to them for all of their time and dedication.

How to earn a good grade on your homework

Follow the criteria presented in class and on the website.

Homework  assignments will take between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

All homework should be completed in your journal unless specified otherwise (not printer paper).

Fill the A4 Page of your journal.

Include a background when applicable.

Shade using a full range of values using a drawing pencil unless specified otherwise.

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