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Working with photo reference (Photoshop lecture): simplify masses, clarify shapes, color picker light/shadow examples. Tips to take better reference photos or chose a scene plein air.


Often our 'quick response' to a scene is a striking WOW GOT TO PAINT THAT, but gets watered down with the chore of copying all the detail we see. Get a better sketch, color notes, and reference photos that support this impression back at the studio (or while on location).

Try to exit the 'copy everything' mindset while on location pick your INTENT for a painting.

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