M a r t i n VT W i n g Digital Illustrator - line drawing in PScs6 use scanned traditional pencil sketch for reference. Refine, make good colour sketch. Block in colours using drawing ref. Elements on separate layers. Use mass ref. material to paint. Tones of Old Master cut & pasted as palette (clipping mask). Saves time in colour picker! BRUSHES- basic round or chalk pastel brush. BLEND- gauzian blur filter lg. area Hot Key with mixer palette brush for detail.