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Sorry I don't know how to make a link so this might take a couple of pages. Here is the reference pic. I picked a part of the car that has all different shades. I pretty much use the same technique for skin tone, just obviously different colors.
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Step 1
I like to lay down the parts that are gonna be lighter first.
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Then the dark areas. ( make dark areas pretty dark) I used black.
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Step 3
Then I go over both the white highlights and black with the base color of blue. If you have really bright white reflections DON'T go over those spots. You wanna keep them bright white!
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Step 4
This is gonna be the next few steps combined. This is where I would start rotating white and blue back and forth blending to try and get the finished glossy look. Remeber don't go over those bright spots with blue!
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Step 5 or so
This would be close to the finished product. I might do a little more blending though. With a sharp pencil point of whatever color you need will be able to give you some of the fine details you want to add.
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Post Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:59 pm

This is the method I use most. ALWAYS keep your bright whites bright!( like in this wheel) And with good colored pencils you should be able to add the fine details after you get the base coat down. Let me know if this helps. I'll make another thread for the skin or just add to this one. Thanks!
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Post Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:03 pm

Very interesting. Do you have a particular method for laying down the colors...like circulism? Also what kind of paper are you drawing on.
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Yeah I actually have found that a circular motion makes the blending a lot smoother. But on the first few layers I dont use any particular motion. As far as the paper I don't know, I bought a few pieces awhile ago, but I'm out now so when I go buy more i'll let you know!
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Yeah I think it was H for the outline. I used a grid too. If you have prisma colors you should be able to get white highlights in over dark colors, just start with the very ends of the highlights first with just a little pressure and work your way toward the thicker part. But I know what you mean, its almost impossible to keep a really sharp point.
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Nice! Intresting to follow this piece! Btw- what paper do you use? It looks grey to me, make the white stands out!
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