Print out your photo the same size you painting will be (we used 23 x 17)
Draw the sketch using soft B pencils.
Make 5-7 shapes. Avoid putting in any details.
Then put in 1-5 tones. 1 = white, 5 = black
Choose 3 colours. 1 yellow, 1 red, 1 blue.
From only 3 colours you will be surprised
that you can get a lot of different colours
Paint over the edges of the frame. That way you can
|Same painting with different cropping|