Now lets have a dramatic picture. As you can see, its a very simply
outline drawing underneath this sky, the most important thing about the
drawing is that the path gets a lot narrower as it goes further into the
For my sky ash I firstly pre wet the 140lb weight paper using my 1.5"
wash brush. Put a little bit of yellow ochre in the bottom followed by a
little bit of burnt sienna in the middle bit above this, immediately
followed by a mixture of ultra marine blue and burnt sienna, stating
nice and heavy at the top, getting weaker as it comes down.
Let all these colours run together before sucking out the clouds with a
damp 1.5" wash brush.