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Sci-Fi Fashion Art School by Ashly Raiti, Irene Flores

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DEMONSTRATIONADDING A REFLECTIVE SHINE

Jewelry and trinkets are tricky to draw because without the proper sheen on the metal, they look flat and texture-less. To practice, try your hand at adding a metallic gleam to a simple shape.

1 PICK YOUR COLORS

First, select three colors—a midtone, a shadow and a highlight. With highly reflective surfaces, the highlight will almost be white, while the shadow is extremely dark. The sharp contrast between the two captures the feel of a reflective surface.

2 SELECT A LIGHT SOURCE

Decide where the light in your ...

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