Watch this video and more on Derek C. Wicks Art Academy
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.
With the background prepared we add detail to the mid-field trees and soften through washes. We then move our attention to the sprays of needs.
In this final part we add our finishing detail and learn tips on Golden Ratio before applying final 'softening' where needed.