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Adding Color Washes with a Marker

For more color interest and a deeper feeling of space, I used a marker to paint the sky and to add a little color to the grass in the foreground. The Marker (fourth tool from the left on the Toolbar), paints transparent color, and you can achieve beautiful blending by layering color over color. Figure 9 shows colored strokes painted with the Marker. Tap the Marker to choose it, and make some practice strokes like mine. Figure 10 shows my sketch at this point, with the varied blue sky and added touches of light green on the grass.

Figure 9

Figure 9 The Marker paints with transparent color, just like a traditional marker. Notice the blending that’s possible with overlaid strokes.

Figure 10

Figure 10 In this example of the final sketch, I’ve painted various blues on the sky and touches of light green on the grass.

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