My coloring progress for today:
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1 – add dark blue shadow to purple petals
2 – add purple to dark blue shadow to purple petals
3 – blend and add violet to purple & dark blue shadow on purple petals
4 – add a blue wash over “light” areas on purple petals
5 – add white highlights to blue areas on purple petals
6 – full view of today’s progess
Today I played with the purple petals, giving them more depth (darker shadows) and more definition (white highlights). It’s interesting to see what a difference it makes to incorporate more contrasts. It gives the petals, and the flower overall, more dimensionality and personality.
Check out Day 1’s Progress.
Read about the “Primrose Mandala” as this week’s Mandala of the Week.
About the Mandalas of the Day:
I post a variety of in-progress art for that day which can include mandalas from the Mandala of the Week, the Mandala of the Month, the Mandala of the Year, or the Mandala Meditation Stones.
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