Braitman Studio’s 2015 Summer Art Exercises: #9 Follow-the-Leader Step 2

Using a mixed black (ultramarine blue and burnt sienna, click here to learn more), lightly find five big shapes of the landscape employing an open stroke and allowing a great deal of the surface below to show through each shape. See the example above. Find a value for each shape, which will mean as you see lighter shapes you will use less pressure on your bush to let more of the white of the gessoed canvas show through.