Nathan Goldstein

Nathan Goldstein

Perspective should be learned - and then forgotten. The residue - a sensitivity to perspective - helps perception, varying with each individual and determined by his responsive needs.More Nathan Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The inherent lightness or darkness of a form - its local-tone - is a given quality of all forms. It is affected by, but separate from, the light and dark areas that result from light falling on forms.More Nathan Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Value gives the artist the means of showing subtle changes in a form's surface-state, and it helps clarify the relative distance between forms.More Nathan Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The local-tone is the intrinsic value of a thing - excluding any effects of light. The local-tone of a common pearl is very nearly white; that of a lump of coal, nearly black.More Nathan Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Value, whether the result of massed lines, broad strokes, or washes, is the necessary and only tool for modelling form with light.More Nathan Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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