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Preliminary sketch for a painting of Chipping Sodbury High Street - Painting by numbers!

Sometimes I will do a preliminary sketch to work out my sequence of steps or areas which will be done together.  Here is one I did recently of my local town Chipping Sodbury, drawn on a scrap piece of paper...

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Then when I have worked out also the darker areas and the lighter areas, I will start the painting...

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Chipping Sodbury, England, 15" x 11"

It nearly always starts with the sky and ends with smaller details and figures.

 

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