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Strengthen Your Paintings With Shadows

Shadows Have Several Properties That Benefit Watercolor Paintings


  • How shadows connect separate elements
  • How shadows reveal form and contour
  • How shadows add darks to widen the value range and create ‘pop’
  • How to color shadows and their benefit in representing different objects with different local color

About This Lesson

These short tutorials show how the addition of shadows into a scene provides multiple benefits to the painting and strengthens the overall composition and how to color them for visual variety and overall harmony and unity in the composition. 

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