Saturday, November 3, 2012

Value Scale for Colored Pencils

Value 9
Value 8
Value 7
Value 6
Value 5
Value 4
Value 3
Value 2
Value 1

Colored pencils are divided into 12 hues:
Red Purple,Red, Red Orange, Orange, Yellow Orange, Yellow, Yellow Green, Green, Blue Green, Blue, Blue Purple and Purple and tints and shades are arranged into nine values 9 being lightest and 1 being darkest. These are placed in separate jars as per hue. Makes it easier to find the exact tint or shade I need as I have 300 pencils!