One way to practice creating strong contrast without having to think about color at the same time is to do a monochrome card. Pick a color with a wiiiiiiide variance from very very light to very very dark!
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I chose to use the warm greys – going from a light light to a dark dark!
Any scene could be accomplished with this technique – any of the ones in my classes! Pick a lesson you struggled with, and try it in one hue to see if that helps you see the contrast better.
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