This was the subject at the most recent AVA session. There were 15 members present and it is a subject that covers a wide range of possibilities.
Part of the happy throng
In my case this based on a photograph of a hedgehog rummaging around in a pile of autumn leaves with all the seasonal colours that you get. Pebeo drawing (masking) fluid applied with a ruling pen is responsible for all the white streaks on the animal. An opportunity to paint with rich reds, oranges, golds and yellows.
Various references were used, from still lifes to photographs, some of the latter on ipads which are becoming increasingly popular.
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