Tuesday Tips and Techniques: An Easy Way to Remember Where Your Sun Is

October 01, 2019 1 min read

Have you ever been halfway through a painting and then added a shadow going the wrong way? It’s an easy thing to mess up mid stroke. So try this easy and great tip from Joyce Hicks’ video workshop “HIlltop Homestead.”

 

Draw a sun at the edge of your board where you want it in the sky. This will remind you of the direction. It’s more than a value thing. “It’s very important because you want either warm or you want cool and where that sun is striking has a lot to do with that,” says Hicks.

 

Learn how to paint watercolor landscapes with Joyce Hicks


Learn more great tips from Joyce Hicks in “HIlltop Homestead.”


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