Place a clean acetate over the original image. Trace the basic shapes and shadows to ensure accuracy in your drawing
Turn the image over and add graphic lines. Starting from corner to corner. Side to side and then top to bottom.
Complete your drawing in charcoal in order to clarify. Understand the values and their placement.
Begin by adding basic tones of color to the canvas
Recognize that everything will change as you continue painting and see more details and how colors will become more unified throughout the painting.
Focus on getting the pure colors in place. Make sure that your shapes are accurate and the values that are in the painting enhances each object.
Is is very important to critically look at your painting to determine where you need more lights and darks. Adding details becomes a vital part of a successful painting.
The final painting shows strong contrast in warm and cool colors. Additionally, there is an effective use of lights and darks to enhance specific items in the painting.