I put this together to show everyone my five simple steps to a successful painting. Hope you find it useful.
- Paint the blank canvas in a base colour (this is called a ground)
- Paint in the lines of the rule of thirds to help your composition
- Draw in roughly (with paint) your subject
- Block in colours with a large brush/knife
- Build up detail with a smaller brush/knife
- Check your painting in reverse with a mirror to help see any problems that might need addressing.