Black and white - no shading, only shapeThis articles features a style that may not be the most popular, but it produces very interesting art and if you are a true connoisseur is always worth a look - or maybe even a try? Well, let's first talk about what makes this style special.More Like This
The arsenal of the artist is reduced to two main colors without any tints, shades or tones and maybe one other color to highlight important details. Black and white are the most common combinations, others are possible but there has to be a sharp contrast. Therefore there is no real lighting or shading, everything has to be expressed by the shape. The third color is rarely used since it's only function is to set a small highlight, together with black and white pure red seems to be a favourite.
So we are not talking about pencil drawings, they use shades of grey, nor about inked linearts, since you can add color and shading to them. The traditional art of papercutting is somewhat close, but of course using digital tools makes things different in the