Boy oh man, we had to do some black and white master copy thumbnails and sketches for my class. It's only supposed to take a few minutes, but that's way too hard for me.
Here are the thumbnails:
And the more developed sketches:
After toiling over these I do think I have a better grasp of tone and shape in landscapes. Hurrah! I'm also learning a lot about digital paint. I have very little experience with digital painting, but I have nearly 10 years of digital cartooning under my belt. It's definitely helping. :) Stay tuned for more! I want to scan in my acrylic pinecone painting, but my teacher still has them.