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Cross-Contour Drawing

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Here is a video I took on one of my plein air painting trips Durmitor National Park in Montenegro. In this video I explain how to work out the form of a landscape using a technique called cross-contour drawing.

Here is the cross-contour drawing I completed on site in Montenegro.

Cross-contour drawing

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Barry John Raybould
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