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In part four we start to block in the eastern pine tree. Using wet on wet blends we prepare the area and establish the play of light and shadow.
In part five we break up the blended areas of the tree and start to create the elaborate cracking and bark textures of the tree.
With our initial break up of the trees bark done we concentrate of detailing the bark paying specific attention to the 'light modeling' of texture.
In this section we learn to 'reverse' our gradation and then block in the basic shape in the background. We then block in the pine needle sprays.