|DAY 261||ART 101|
FROM SKETCH TO HIGHLIGHTS
So you’ve applied your underpainting, and you know what you want to paint. What’s the next step? Below are a few notes to keep in mind as you tackle the “big picture” of painting.
There are several tools you can use for sketching on your canvas. Unlike watercolor paint, acrylics and oils will cover up your sketch so you can be much bolder with your groundwork. Painters use everything from graphite or charcoal to indelible pen (which I prefer, as I don’t have to worry about sediment mixing in with the paint). Some also create the sketch using ...