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By Kitty Gorrell

Get actual! panorama genuine.

Learn the right way to in achieving realism on your panorama work by utilizing the perfect shades, values and textures to precise distance. With over 10 step by step demonstrations masking all 4 seasons incorporated in Achieving intensity & Distance, Kitty Gorrell makes studying effortless and enjoyable by utilizing colourful diagrams, reference photographs and crowd pleasing side-by-side comparisons.

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Use a no. 12 flat and stay up on the chisel edge. After loading the paint, groom the brush to get a sharp chisel edge. Step 15: Add Smaller Branches and Twigs Switch to a no. 2 script liner, and thin some of the dark ash mix with a little clear medium. Paint the smaller branches and twigs. Turn the canvas and pull the lines toward you for easier painting and more control. Let the brush run out of paint as you near the ends of the smallest twigs to let them fade away for a natural look. Step 16: Finish with Highlights and Grasses Highlight the right sides of the tree trunks with light peach mix, then with a little Titanium White for snow.

1 script liner. Step 3: Place Distant Hillside With a bristle brush and the cool gray-green mix plus peach, work in the distant hillside that slopes gently downward to the valley and curves around the stream. The values should become a little darker as you work forward. Some streaking at this stage will begin the illusion of lights and shadows in the high and low places. Tap the chisel edge of your bristle brush over this hillside to suggest some grasses. indd 45 2/21/08 4:39:35 PM Step 4: Base In Creek Water Base in the central area of the creek with sky blue mix on the chisel edge of a no.

2 script liner and work it into a small amount of the same color mix used in Step 2 above. Stroke a few very subtle tree trunks and branches into the background trees that are behind the large foreground trees. With a mop brush or gentle taps of a filbert brush, soften these trunks to set them back into the foliage. in34 34 2/21/08 4:30:37 PM Step 4: Begin Snow-Covered Field With a no. 10 bristle flat and the medium blue-gray mix, begin painting the shadowed areas of the snowy field in the distance using horizontal strokes to indicate the lay of the land.

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