• Try an Unconventional Underpainting

    4 monthes ago - By Kem Studios

    'Light in the Woods' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $155 It's a powerful tool that we all should embrace. Thumbnail sketches done before painting is one of the easiest things we can do to improve our work. Thumbnails help us simplify our subject. They help us create a stronger design. They help us establish a framework of values. The details should come later. We need to frame up the house before we can put up the walls and decorate!
    Usually I like doing simple four value thumbnails for my landscape paintings. The 4 value thumbnail is based on the idea that most landscapes can be...
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