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Clematis Montana Stage 2

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Stage 2 Now it was time to bring out the background unmasked flowers and drawn leaves by painting darker tones around them. Depending on what was behind the flowers, whether leaves or more flowers, I used greens and blues and pinks to do this using my photo reference to help me.

When this was dry, I continued finding more leaves and flowers within the washes I had just created by painting the negative shapes around them. Click on Older Posts for the next stage.

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