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I've been experimenting with emulating some styles digitally. The tool is a hard edge brush with 10 levels of opacity.
Attempting to emulate blocky oil painting here.
Flat gouache or acrylic.
Pen with some washes.
This was built up from brushes at 10-20% opacity.
Another inky style.
I think I enjoy finding and merging dark masses, and accentuating them with lines. I will work like this for a while.