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  1. Look at your reference image and draw the outline
  2. Look at every pair of the neighboring shapes - to see which is darker and which is lighter. When you see that one of them is darker, add some shading there - just to that edge - to create the “push”.
  3. “Pushing” means darkening
  4. “Pulling” means making it lighter
  5. Pay attention to the difference in tonality of the tonal relationships and express these differences with the greyscale.
  6. Compare the colors you use to push and pull to black and white to see how dark or light it is (how it relates to the greyscale)
  7. Continue shading your drawing until done.
  8. Sign it!

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