💦📋HI BEAUTIES! TODAY WE CAN OBSERVE AND LEARN THAT WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUE IS SO SUITABLE TO DEPICT LIGHTS AND TRANSPARENCIES. CONGRATS, KUROKUMO 💖
I was more inspired by a pose than anything for this painting. I wanted to imitate Renaissance marble sculptures in their gracefulness. Once I got the pose on paper, I then wanted to contrast the form with a natural setting and dappled light.
First, I mapped out the body gesture in pencil and then added details of poison ivy on and around her. If I could change one thing about the sketch, I would have done more work to the feet, they ended up looking strange in the final painting. Fix anatomy mistakes in the sketching phase, you’ll not regret the extra time taken in the long run! Next, I inked the sketch with a Micron pen, thickening the line at points of convergence (under the chin, armpits, gathering of fabric) to add line weight and shadow. Then, the painting began! I started with a light wash of…
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