Dark for Shadow, Light for Sun

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How do I get my designs to look three-dimensional?

Dark for Shadow, Light for Sun

Add a little dark to one side of a face painting design to add a three-dimensional aspect. To highlight take a light color, like white or yellow, and add some brightness to the opposite side of the design from the dark color. Practice with a circle and a cylinder shape. Make the circle look more like a sphere, and the cylinder should start looking like a can.

   

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