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Paint your own dramatic sky - Stage 1

September 15, 2014 Julie Dumbarton

Start with your prussion blue, if working in oils use a tiny bit of varnish or turps to loosen the paint.  Using a large brush cover the canvas with the blue - it should have a good, dark covering - try to use brush strokes in different directions.  While wet, apply the light blue along the horizon line and then create a sweeping motion up into the top, left hand corner.  A tiny bit of light blue should be able to do all this.  Try not to mix it in too much (so brush strokes are still visible). Video demo here -

 


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