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Let me tell you about a trip I went on with my girlfriend. We started out early in the morning, not wanting to waste any time. The first stop was the Bermuda Triangle, getting lost in Bluebeards Closet when I went on a treasure hunt. It was worth it though I was rewarded with a fountain of ambrosia and eagerly ate my fill.
After that I wandered down the glory road, finally reaching the Grand Canyon. I was the first to see the Portal of Venus, following a clearly marked path to pass through the Gates of Heaven. It was a real beauty spot, and I spent a considerable amount of time exploring the pleas
As promised! Not entirely a tutorial but I trust this to be useful. Here's a fair share of my mindset when drawing backgrounds.
If you're tempted to try backgrounds but avoid them in fear of failure, start by realizing that there's no failure in trying. Take it easy, go with something simple, loosen up those shoulders and draw! Remember you don't have to show it to anyone unless you want their feedback.
Think 3DKeep in mind that nothing you draw is flat and mostly everything has more than one plane. A common mistake is to allow the lighting that comes from a certain point to affect everything 'that is next to it'. This isn’t always ri