Understanding the Underpainting palette


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Understanding the Underpainting palette

In this chapter, we are going to take a look at auto-painting. Auto-painting is basically you handing the steering wheel over to Painter and allowing it to do the painting activity for you. Now that may sound like, oh good, all I have to do is press a button and I am going to make art. It's not quite that simple. Once you've created an image in this manner, some people will indeed say it's finished, I like what it is, but I like to think of it sometimes as almost a starting point, at which I'm going to go in and add more of my own brushwork onto it.

One of reasons for this is if you're starting from a photograph, which is the typical way auto-painting is used. One of the biggest errors a person will make in converting or translating a photograph into a painted result is that they don't remove enough of the detail in the photograph, and when they're all finished, when you look at it, it still belies its photographic source, because there's so much detail in...

Understanding the Underpainting palette
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Understanding the Underpainting palette provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 12 Essential Training

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