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I am pleased with the way the White Wisdom Tree turned out. I am not used to working with white silhouettes, so I had a challenge on my hands.  Unusually, I did the trunk and limbs differently. I used white gel pen directly on the watercolor for the trunk. I got patchy results even with me cleaning off the gel pen tip repeatedly. I tried a new tactic with the branches, laying down a layer of Luminance white colored pencil, then putting the gel pen  on top of it. Great! I went back to the patchy trunk. I could not make the Luminance then gel pen tactic work there. I grabbed some white gesso and bam, there’s the trunk. I had more of a learning curve doing this Wisdom Tree than I had anticipated, but as is often the case, that’s the fun of it.

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