Tuesday Tips and Techniques:  Keep Your Value Study Close

by Paint Tube 1 Minutes

This week’s tip comes from Shuang Li’s “Fearless Waterscapes.” In it, Shuang advises you to keep your value study next to you while you paint.


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Why? Keeping your value study closeby makes it easy to review it often and to use it as the guide you intended. You’ve already done the work of a value strategy. You’ve already thought through where lights and darks go. Now use it! Your paintings will be stronger and it will keep you from making value mistakes.

Learn more painting strategies from Shuang Li’s “Fearless Waterscapes.”