i know you mention staying in the range of mid tones and less saturated colors at the beginning of a painting when one is still roughing out the lightings and local values, but as the values build up, is there a way to avoid things going too dark/black or highly saturated/pure white that they stick out like sore thumbs?
im currently learning how to paint landscapes/backgrounds but when i try to incorporate man-made objects into a natural scene, they dont seem to blend in with the sceneries.
Nice video! Thanks for sharing! You sound like a nice; I'd love to give you feedback. Unfortunately, I haven't seen many tutorials better than this. Maybe that's 'cause art is hard to explain? idk. I thought yours was informative. I'd like to know in particular what you're doing layer-wise. I always debate on whether to make a new layer for something or just color over what already exists. Multiple layers are tricky to work with - you have to remember what's on each one - but single layers make things hard to undo and don't allow you to simultaneously compare ideas with ease.