Creating two thumbnails for comparison
Welcome to the final project! While the chapters in this book have mainly been a mix of theory chapters and practical step-by-step chapters, this chapter will be a hybrid where we are going to create our images step by step, but by discussing design and creative sensibilities during the process. I say this because I don't want you to feel like you have to follow along step by step with what we're creating in this chapter: it's a narrated tutorial on problem solving while creating a piece of art. There is a lot to cover in this chapter, so it's going to be fast-paced with a lot of moving parts. Let's get started!
Taking Your Time
If you ever feel like your ability in a skill that we are covering is lacking, feel free to do outside studies, or follow up on techniques that were discussed earlier in this book. I expect this project to take between three and six full painting sessions of multiple hours each, so take all...