It was an intriguing day. Cool and cloudy yet there was a splendor to the sky that guaranteed clearing climate. I was attracted to the photograph I took in view of this intriguing light and state of mind yet I didn't know how I would depict it. The esteem scale acted the hero!
As I took a gander at my photograph and reviewed the day I understood that there were no solid darks in the scene. It was bright to the point that even the dull trees weren't really dim. That was my answer! On the off chance that I needed to catch the sentiment the brilliant cloudy conditions I would need to paint in a higher key.....meaning I would just have the capacity to utilize the qualities on the light end of the esteem scale. Every one of the pastels I utilized would should be center esteem or lighter. My darkest dim would really be a center esteem!
I completed a four esteem thumbnail portray with my grayscale markers. I at that point chose a couple of pastels that would enable me to see the qualities I would have the capacity to utilize. I made some test blemishes on the esteem ponder. I understood that the best blue stamp was excessively dim. It regarded see the test stamp so I made another choice for my darkest dull and tried it. It was vastly improved. The test marks helped me select the right esteems for my artistic creation.
Note: the exceptionally dull test stamp on the upper right is a Terry Ludwig eggplant just to demonstrate to you the darkest incentive on the scale. I can't utilize this one!
The photograph underneath demonstrates my first layers. I utilized the segment of pastels I chose for my test marks. Presently I knew the extremes of significant worth that I would have the capacity to utilize. Whatever is left of the depiction was simply an issue of layering different hues that were a similar light to center light esteems that I had effectively settled.
I added some tree trunks and branches with vine charcoal so these darker imprints are little accents in my high key scene. High Key did the trap!