- How to pick and choose what to paint from a busy reference photo.
- How to sketch a busy cityscape vertically, featuring buildings, streets, vehicles, and lamp posts.
- How to paint many building shapes.
- How to mix colors for windows of different sizes and angles.
- How to paint vehicle and features such as headlights, tail lights, and tires.
- How to paint an active foggy sky that isn’t boring and doesn’t distract from the focal points.
Paints On The Palette (Various Brands)
- Lemon Yellow
- Bright Orange
- Permanent Alizarin Crimson
- Cadmium Red Light
- Deep Purple
- Deep deep Purple (Mineral Violet)
- Olive Green
- Chromium of Oxide
- Cobalt Green
- Leaf Green
- Cerulean Blue
- Cobalt Blue
- Ultramarine Blue
- Neutral Tint (Transparent Black)
- Ivory Black
- Burnt Umber
- Burnt Sienna
- Yellow Ochre
- Quinacridone Gold
- Holbein Permanent White (in a tube)
Watercolor Paper: Arches 140-pound Coldpress watercolor paper
- Escoda Pearla Brushes, size 8
- Escoda Pearla Brushes, size 12
- Escoda Pearla Brushes, size 20
- Need rigger brushes, size 6
- Need rigger brushes, size 8
- Need rigger brushes, size 10
- Need rigger brushes, size 12
- Rafael mop brush, size 8
- Da Vinchi Spin-Synthetic brush, size 4
- Lamy Pencil 3.2 mm lead (for sketching/tracing)
- White Artist’s tape
- Container of clean water
- Auxiliary tray for mixing additional colors
- A towel or rag to rest brushes on
- Tissue or paper towel
Reference Photo (Click To Enlarge)
Initial Sketch (Click To Enlarge)