Use the stronger hue of red - Windsor red -to work over the blended pastel in selected areas. Build up layers of pastel to match the intense, deep red color of the nap of the suede. The cadmium red acts as an undercoat for the Windsor red, eliminating any whiter areas and making the color glow.

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Working roughly, apply Windsor red over the tone on the inside of the shoe. The drawing process is like a seesaw, because it involves adding tone and color, then taking it away, always responding to what emerges.

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