Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Students are encouraged that their color drawing will only be as good as how you can differentiate light and shadow patterns in value only. Once the values are established, the logic of color principles can be applied. Saturation and Temperature. Pastels is all about layering. Unlike paint, you can't mix on your pallette. Most of the mixiing is done in layers of blending. The key of which is a base layer that is often neutral and pushed into the weave of the paper with a tortillion.

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