The blue and green sections got all the attention today while I gave them a bit more depth and dimension.
My painting progress:
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To produce the shading on both the blue and green sections, I used a darker shade of the base color (ultramarine blue, sap green) and permanent violet dark for the darkest shading. I used a gel medium to help with the blending of the colors.
I love how “bumpy” (3 dimensional) it looks. That’s the shading people! Look at the purple in comparison; it looks quite flat. I’ll save purple for next time.
Read about the “Behomian Sunset” Mandala as this week’s Mandala of the Week.
About the Mandalas of the Day: