Paint a dragonfly using basic brush marks.
What to do while you wait for me to hurry up and make a new Postcard Paint-Along? Try “stealing ideas” from a previous paint-along. Take the steps and techniques, change the colors and subject matter, and make something new! In this paint-along, we’ll use the techniques and steps from the Sunset Variations paint-along: https://youtu.be/XZFpFm-MA4k to create a completely different scene.
A subpainting is a small excerpt of the larger painting, used to solve a problem in isolation, make stylistic choices or try creative alternatives. Think “Crop, don’t shrink!” It’s also a great way to find a quick and easy postcard idea inside a more complex image.
Choosing a manageable subject and simplifying a scene. Plus, suggesting a stormy sky and rocky texture.
An easy way to get a nice, round moon without masking, plus a variety of techniques for suggesting trees, foliage and branches.