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    Post How do u draw snow?

    Can anyone give me hints on drawing believable snow on the ground? and help and hints will be great
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    and another question

    Here is another question, how do you draw moonlight using charcole and graphite, Im wanting to draw a winter night?
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    You learn how to draw things in general first. (Don't know if you can draw already)
    Then you look at photos with snow on the ground and think about what you see.

    Is there a more specific problem that you have? It is a very general question.
    And I guess the Lounge is the wrong forum to ask this in ...

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    Ive been drawing trees im ok at it not great, Ive been drawing with pencil, but is the paper left white for the effect of snow, or is it in a lighter shade of graphite, and I would allso like some tips on moon light. Sorry if this is the wrong forum Im new here.
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    if you're working on white paper, let the paper do the work

    you just add in the shadows with an HB

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    I think you approach it from the wrong angle.

    You could draw snow scenes with lines only. It always depends on what you are going for.
    But yeah a shaded scene ... you'll have shapes there that you have to shade properly.
    It doesn't matter if it is snow that you are drawing. You approach it in the same way as everything else.

    When you draw snow then the local color doesn't change. There is a lot of ambient light so the values are close together.
    But that means you have to get small differences right. Not that you leave the whole snow white.
    You'll have nice contrasts between soft and hard edges ... stuff like that.

    To see what generally happens in night scenes with moonlight ... look at the real thing and think about how you would draw that.
    Try to find master paintings and see how they do it.

    A "how to draw snow" or a "how to draw moonlight scenes" tutorial wouldn't teach you much.
    I'd look for more general tutorials if I were you.

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    There is a tutorial at Merekat's webpage: http://www.merekatcreations.com/ which covers snow - look for the boot camp tutorial. Her work and her tutorials are awesome. BTW - she is having a clearance of posters, STUPIDLY cheap, so if you like her tutorial please consider supporting one of our own and picking one up.

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