DEMONSTRATION: HEIRLOOMS WITH CHERRIES

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1 Work out all the details of your composition in a drawing. Then use an HB pencil to transfer your drawing to an eight-ply museum board. The board will be a sturdy support for your painting.

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2 Apply ivory black, alizarin crimson, and ultramarine blue gouache to the background with a #4 watercolor brush. Airbrush highlights on the right side using burnt sienna, alizarin crimson, and Naples yellow gouache. Where the shadows overlap, create an even darker shadow with ivory black gouache.

3 Start filling in ...

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