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pencil color layer

I remove the clips at this point and put my paints away. Using very sharp watercolor pencils I start adding details and shading. I concentrate most of this step on the main characters to add another level of depth and detail. I work on a small section with limited pencils at a time so I don’t get confused as to which colors I am using and in what order. I usually use 3 – 4 pencils for each section. This continues to add another level of value and increases the look of dimension of the scene.…