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Postby Unknown001 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:53 am

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Subject title: When to start the painting phase?

Hey guys! As the the title says, I want to know when it's ok to start painting a piece you are working on. It's just that I've been working on the piece below but I don't really know when is it ok to start painting it :/ I just keep thinking that I should add a few more things and fix things that need to be fixed plus refining the linework. How do you guys get to that "Now it's time to paint" phase?

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Postby Ambiguity » Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:58 am

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It's different for everyone, it really depends on you and how much information you need to understand the forms enough to paint. Some people even start straight in tone, and others go so far as to map out all their shadow patterns with line.

 

Postby Unknown001 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:08 am

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Ambiguity wrote:It's different for everyone, it really depends on you and how much information you need to understand the forms enough to paint. Some people even start straight in tone, and others go so far as to map out all their shadow patterns with line.


Thank you very much for the help :) Now that you mention it, I wanted to try adding the tones first before starting actually painting so that I have an idea of how it will look like, plus by doing so I can see things it lacks etc... Thanks again, really helps a lot
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Postby Mandilor » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:59 pm

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What Ambi said. Also the nice thing about working digitally is you can go back to the line art phase at any time if you find your self needing to add more things by way of drawing.
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