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    lighting study (value)

    been drawing for some years and i feel like my skill jz stagnant and no improvement being made so far, then i figured i nv really went into the fundamental of painting....

    so i decided to start learning from the fundamental, value study or maybe lighting, been using soft brush for this lighting study, found that soft brush are fast to set up lighting but lack life compare to hard edge brush, been always very repellent against soft brush....maybe the best is to use soft brush sparingly

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    Not bad. Not bad at all. You missed some hard-edged cast shadows, for instance in her left armpit on the right. Also, these studies will look a lot better against a darker background.

    I would love to see some core shadows aka terminators, I suggest you study a bit of theory on this. Most important suggestion here is to study from life, starting simple still lifes, single object, single light source, in a shadow box. This will train you to pick up the subtleties of light and shadow.

    On a side note, her hands are too big...
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    You can do an entire painting with a soft brush. You just have to paint with the edges of the brush (as opposed to the center) and control the brush size as needed for sharper edges. I find this method preferable.
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    oh yea termiantor, lz learnt abt that, will take note on the hands

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