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Light is the measure of illumination or shadow in a full range of colors.Value is the light and dark in a work of art independent of color.The light we are most familiar with is the light of the sun. The light of the sun appears white to humaneyes, but it is composed of many wavelengths of light. Each wavelength reflects its own color. When wesee rainbows, we see the full spectrum of pure colors separated from any mixtures. When all of the thewavelengths (colors) of light are combined, light becomes white.When we speak of lightness or darkness in art we use the word value. Lighter or higher values are bright,while deeper values are darker. Light allows us to see everything. Without light, we become blind.
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Light, Claude Lorrain

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