Advanced Acrylic Techniques layering color with washes and gel mediums

Applying a base layer with acrylic paint and matte medium
Mapping out lights and darks with acrylic used as a watercolor wash
Adding more layers of watercolor wash
Layering paint and experimenting with complimentary colors
Experimenting with layering paint using the scumbling technique
Adding vibrant colored washes to create brightness...Too bright! Will need to tone it down
Adding darker watercolor wash on top of bright colors to tone down
Detail work using my saving grace-----Chalk Pastels to the rescue!
Detail work using chalk pastels to add dimension to the layers of washes
Detail of lower portion of painting
Final: "We Stand Together", acrylic and chalk pastels on wood panel; 16"x 24"

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