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Spotting Mistakes in a Painting

A tip to add to your composition and design painting knowledge


When you feel that something's not right in your painting but can't figure out what it is, turn it upside down. This way your brain is more likely to see the shapes rather than interpreting them into the subject of your painting, and it's easier to see which bits aren't working. Looking at a painting in a mirror also helps you see mistakes or areas that need working on.
Tip from: Charlene Corman-Brooks.

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