How To Use Different Painting Techniques For Realism
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Brushes
Combination Of Paints
And photo of animal
Canvas With Your Drawing On It
Mixing black and white, brush in diff. directions for background.
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Mix several diff. colors, work from the picture, for placement.
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Start to paint in darks and lights, using little brush strokes.
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Focusing on darks in this ear.
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Use small detail brush. Use several diff. Colors in eyes.
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Using an old brush with little pressure and paint to create hair.
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Create a wash, with color choice and water.
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Sometimes, I use a small brush to brush on some hairs.
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I also often use my finger to lift off some color, you can use a rag.
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Layering more hair. Almost finished
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Finished dog portrait! Enjoy!
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