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Examine the outlines with the projector switched off to ensure they are all complete. Switch the projector on again, and begin laying down the color and texture of the slatted wood and wall with the lemon yellow and soft orange pastel sticks to set up the solidity of the architectural elements.

Smudge the soft orange of the walls to smooth out and prepare the surface, which will be later overdrawn with darker pastel tones. Smudge selectively, leaving some areas of the orange crayon raw and bold; this helps provide textural interest.

Gestural marks convey clusters of leaves, rather than individual leaf detail. _

Gestural marks convey clusters of leaves, rather than individual leaf detail. _

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