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How To Paint An Apple

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Difficulty: Intermediate
Panel Size: 12 x 12

Because of the detail in this still life, it offers a good challenge for the more advanced artist. Tight brushwork is needed throughout the tutorial which will require patience in order to achieve a photo realistic result. To emphasize the realism of the painting I’ve photographed the subject against a white background and lit it from above which casts a soft shadow helping to give it the 3D quality.

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Apple Sketch

Reference Sketch


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