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The dress is drawn simply,
only marking the buttons,
the cut, and the main
creases. It is not necessary
to draw the pattern or the
patches, as they will be
done in a more random way,
which will also allow the
colors and the forms to
stand out more.
With a thick brush, between
16 and 20, the first layer
of yellow is applied, which
is the dominant color of the
fabric. It must be applied as
evenly as possible to be able
to create the pattern cleanly
in the next steps.
Gouache
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To create the smudged effect,
a small sponge dipped in a
thick layer of red is used. It
is then stamped onto the
dress, first heavily and then
more gently to create the
smudged effect between
the patches.
To finish, the organic motifs
are painted randomly on the
previously colored surface.
Then the final details are
added, like painting the
buttons and going over
the outline of the figure
with a pencil to improve
the definition.
Patterned Dress
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The trousers are drawn with
a soft pencil, so that the
work is left clean in case
anything needs to be erased.
The creases in the trousers
are drawn formed by the
inclined posture of the figure.
The creases in the shoes, the
zipper, and the pockets are
also added.
The medium tones are
applied and the shading
and highlights are outlined.
For the trousers, first a thin,
grayish layer is applied,
which will be the middle
tone of the gradation from
the white to the black. The
area with highlights is left
completely white.
Gouache
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Layers of dark colors are
added, leaving areas of
gradation so that the shine
seems more real. If some
of the color passes onto the
areas where there are total
highlights, where the paper
is meant to be left white,
these can be easily corrected
with a thick white gouache.
Leather Trousers
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The figure is drawn with a
light pencil. To represent the
volume of the fur from the
hood, small lines are drawn
around this section. It is
important when drawing
the silhouette of the parka
to reflect its volume, which
can be achieved with
curved lines.
To achieve the lightest tones
of each color, a fairly diluted
gouache is used to apply an
initial layer in orange for the
body of the parka and beige
for the furry hood. On this
base, darker tones can be
applied to create the shading.
Gouache
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