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    #495 Welcome back everyone, thanks for joining in today! I appreciate all of the support! Today we are going to be taking a very close look at birds for color theory, and comparing them to famous photos and paintings. Doing this will allow us to learn and be inspired by Mother Nature. Connecting the dots […]

Learn to Squint when Creating Your Art


Photo by David Bellemere


Squinting is a technique used by the majority of artists to desaturate your view and locate the tones and values easier. It’s also great for grouping details into a larger mass which is easier to incorporate into your painting, sketch, or design of your photo. It will illuminate the edge in areas and show where the contrast between foreground and background reduces.

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