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1408 A Yellowstone Wonder Part 4 of 4

In the final of four(4) episodes of "A Yellowstone Wonder" complete painting lesson, Jerry begins detailing the elk. With a #4 chisel-edge brush, works on highlights in the elk’s eye, nose, and other facial areas with some areas forming the suggestion of hair. Shadow areas are a result of the original underpainting and give the image its dimensional form. Then with #6 chisel edge move to highlights on the elk’s body to see its form take more shape. Now with #6 chisel-edge brush, Jerry inserts weeds and illustrates importance of light and shadow. Then with #6 chisel-edge brush, tap color to add a grayish-blue, airy, lacey look coming through the reeds. Jerry switches to his #4 script brush to add tall, light colored weeds and pods … pulling a heavier concentration of weeds around elk. Final highlights include spots on elk’s back, and with that Jerry recommends the viewer add as much or as little detail as he/she prefers and add layering and glazing to bring the color of the elk’s body up one or two levels.

Length: 00:27:46
Canvas Size: Not Applicable
Painting Medium: Acrylic
Date Released On:  12/1/2014
Recommended Skill Level: Intermediate

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