Art Glossary: Gray Scale

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Boddy-Evans, Marion. "Art Glossary: Gray Scale." ThoughtCo, Oct. 10, 2012, thoughtco.com/definition-of-gray-scale-2577573. Boddy-Evans, Marion. (2012, October 10). Art Glossary: Gray Scale. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-gray-scale-2577573 Boddy-Evans, Marion. "Art Glossary: Gray Scale." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-gray-scale-2577573 (accessed October 20, 2017).

Definition:

A gray scale or value scale is a sequence of tones from light to dark that can be made between black and white (as the darkest and lightest tones respectively). A gray scale is a useful tool for a painter as you can use it to accurately judge the tone or value of the subject you're painting.

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Also Known As: value scale

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Boddy-Evans, Marion. "Art Glossary: Gray Scale." ThoughtCo, Oct. 10, 2012, thoughtco.com/definition-of-gray-scale-2577573. Boddy-Evans, Marion. (2012, October 10). Art Glossary: Gray Scale. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-gray-scale-2577573 Boddy-Evans, Marion. "Art Glossary: Gray Scale." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-gray-scale-2577573 (accessed October 20, 2017).