It pays to wait a day


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It pays to wait a day

After you've supposedly finished a painting, you may think you're done. But my advice is to wait at least a day without looking at the work before reexamining it again. Then, take another look. You're probably going to find a few small things to change that you haven't noticed before. I believe this fresh look is brought about by time away from the painting. First and foremost, be sure you take advantage of a fresh pair of eyes to look at the painting. You also want to use that fresh perspective to make small adjustments, and an example I see in this image is right here in the main window.

I know that that is a reflection of a tree branch, but most people probably aren't and they're going to look at it more like, is that a crack in the window? What is that? So I will probably go in and smear that around a little bit, just to soften it up to make it more like a reflection, and not so sharp-edged as it is now. And that's exactly what I'm talking about here. If y...

It pays to wait a day
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It pays to wait a day provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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Design
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Photoshop Wacom
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