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We start by mixing our base colours and then applying a gradated blend to our board. Once board is dry we block in our red squirrel.
In part two we build up our shape and form in the squirrel, establishing good local colour, and learn how to use temperature to create shadow areas.
In part three we start to add detail to the squirrel. Here direction and value are very important techniques we learn.
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.