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Mallery Jane — Landscapes RSS

My Creative Process, from Inspiration, to Sketch, to a Final Painting

Over the last two years, I've finally figured out a system I like to use when creating a new painting. Having a process for making art will help you start on the days you may not be feeling the creative vibe (which can be a lot!).  Step 1. Finding Inspiration I will go through my Inspiration folder on my desktop where I save all of my landscape photos I've taken when I'm hiking or traveling. I try to keep A LOT of pictures in here so something will always jump out and catch my eye. Once I find an image I like, I will crop and adjust the photo's composition using the Rule of Thirds. I talk about composition in...

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