Earlier this week we posted about the benefits of using underpainting as a base for oil painting. Now we want to talk about the next step: using underpainting as your guide.
An underpainting is an initial layer of paint that blocks in shapes or values for subsequent layers. Applying an underpainting early on can help you determine that your composition works and allow you to see and plan for proper values.
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