VALUE – The relative degree of lightness or darkness of a color or surface. Element of Design.
VALUE PATTERN – The arrangement or organization of values that control compositional movement and create a unifying effect throughout a work or art.
VALUE RANGE – The lightest and darkest areas of value in a particular work. A full range of values extends from white through infinite steps or gradations of grays, all the way to black.*5
VALUE SCALE – A range or grays that are presented in a consistent sequence.
VERTICAL – A line or movement traveling from the top of the picture plane to the bottom of the picture plane (at a right angle to the horizon line).
VOLUME – A measurable area of defined or occupied space created through the illusion of space; example: Basic volumes such as cubes, cones, and spheres are created through the illusion of space.