What is Space?

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How can I render space in two dimensions?

What is Space?

Space is two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Space can be created with line (linear and radial perspective), shape or form (defining negative and positive space), Texture (more detail up close, less detail in distance), Color (warm colors come forward, cool colors recede), and value (white comes forward, black recedes). To give the appearance of dimension to a flat drawing or illustration, learn the skill of illustrating perspective and the effective use of light and shadow (chiaroscuro). These tools will bring your line drawings to life.

   

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