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FINESSING AND ENHANCING

Now that we’ve learned multiple techniques and focused on value, we’ll apply those same principles on a more detailed level to elevate and enhance our work. In this chapter, we’ll focus on detail lines, adding background, and adjusting the values by hue. I would like to say that something you need to give yourself before you jump into these projects is patience. These will take longer than the previous ones and have more attention to detail. Please know that you can pause and come back to your painting in-between layers. In fact, it’s best to walk away from your painting and come back to it with fresh eyes before you consider it a finished piece.

ESSENTIALS

ELEMENT: DETAILS

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