Tuesday, March 14, 2017

"Evening Solace" / Create a Quick and Easy underpainting with a value alcohol wash

Getting correct values is key to any painting, and this alcohol wash technique is fast and easy. The photos reveal the process, but also check out the youtube video below for a video tutorial.  And as always.... Happy Painting!  


Pastel Selection

Alcohol and UArt sanded paper

Flat Brush

Lay down basic values (darks and lights) with dark pastel

Use alcohol to create a wash of values

Adding sky color to set the mood

Cooler tones and purples in shadow areas

Keep it loose

Fresh and alive with color

Youtube Video Demonstration / And Please Subscribe to Receive New Uploads

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