Starting our painting
We are all set to get started, so let's start painting! Keep in mind that this will be a very fast "blocking-in" phase where we experiment with shapes for our landscape composition. Feel free to get as detailed or basic as you would like in this portion, as we will be adding a lot of detail to this piece later in the book.
- Select your Background Plane layer.
- With this layer selected, choose your brush tool (default hotkey B on the keyboard).
- Select a brush that you like the look of, as we will be blocking in a basic background. I have chosen the b) Basic-2 Opacity brush from the Digital section of the Brush Presets window (as shown in Figure 3.11):