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Another bad building

Coldethel 27 Jan 2024

Tried to do another castle but this one looks like cartoon, lol

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Cool work. I have little experience painting buildings. My first approach would be how can I imitate masonry or stones, especially for palaces or castlesπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

Super scene cold! Your perspective is perfect! Love the colors. Great idea to incorporate a castle.

Your building is not bad at all, it is just not developed at its full potential! πŸ˜‰ Instead of drawing outlines that give more of that "cartoon" look, thing shadow vs. lighting and, like Dirk said, texture. I always go online to look at pictures of what I want to paint (except if I follow a tutorial). In order to see the different elements constituting the castle, I would use different shades of be beige/light brown you have on there (minimum of 3 different shades of brown... a mid-tone, a shadow color and a highlight one). You simply shape your building that way.

Hope this helps a little. Just reach out if you have any questions. Always happy to help! πŸ˜ƒ

Beautiful and Nancy has good advice!

Thanks for all the advice. These things look great in my head but putting them on canvas is difficult. I guess I have some studying and practice to do. Thanks everyone!

Super work!

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