so yeah I've been struggling with painting, I feel like I might be approaching it wrong or something. I see different ways of doing it, but i just don't know what works best, I've been through many mediums, pastels, watercolor, oil and acrylic. But lately in photoshop when I paint, it's not the same as traditional, obviously. When I start working I do a sketch, gestural, lay in shapes (nice and big representing the form), but when I get into the details it just doesn't look quite right. dunno about it being flat or so. I lay in tones first then rough details, then drop in the values. then tighten it up with the rest of the work.
I seem to have trouble controlling my palette of colors. I put too much in.
I guess I have a quite a lot to learn...
Feel free to share your tips and methods.