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MOUNTAINS

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BY WILLIAM F. POWELL

mountain landscape can be blocked in with a few straight lines, as shown in step 1. Refine the shapes into the rugged mountains in step 2, keeping in mind that it isn't necessary to include every indentation and curvature you see. Just include

the major ones to capture the essence of the subject. As you shade in steps 3 and 4, remember that areas indenting deepest into the mountain should be shaded darker to bring out the rocky texture.

The art of basic drawing  
The art of basic drawing  
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