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The Power of Shading

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This time last year (March 31st to be exact) I did an oil painting of Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse, as pictured below.

Mickey pic

Today I decided to give to give the painting more depth so I added some shading;

Micky shade

I think it gives the painting a much richer look to it and am very happy with the results (I’m also very happy I didn’t ruin my painting!)

So I have put the pictures side by side just to further emphasis the power of shading, and what a difference it really does make to a drawing/painting etc.

Mickey picMicky shade

Let me know what you think!

– Bee

My Art website: http://bee-minor.deviantart.com/

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4 responses »

  1. The shading makes it seem professional and accurate!

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