Tuesday Tips and Techniques: A Useful Way to Help you See Shapes

July 16, 2019 1 min read


Learn to see shapes by outlining a black and white photograph.


If you’re having trouble simplifying the landscape and seeing shapes instead of objects, try this great tip from Joyce Hicks’ watercolor video workshop, Hilltop Homestead: Print out your reference photo on white paper and then take a Sharpie and outline what elements you want to keep. You can even add some elements from your imagination. Then, take only those pieces when you create your value study.

For more great tips, check out Joyce Hicks’ Hilltop Homestead.


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