I add the mottles using a medium wash and a relatively dry brush. I try to use less pigment in the highlight areas and more pigment in the shadow areas.

I will often just focus on one or two leaves until near completion before moving on to another part of the painting.

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Wm. Keith Harrison is an artist
specializing in botanical art and scientific illustration.

Wm. Keith Harrison
Botanical Artist

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