Well, this is my first time making a tutorial, so I hope it's clear enough! I wanted to keep it simple...
This is the process I use for pictures such as [link]
. For most of my pictures, I keep the flat colours on separate layers as it helps me focus on blending and detailing without making a mess. Hower, taking such measures for pictures which don't require a lot of attention is sometimes unnecessary! Learning this technique has been very useful to me as and it'd be great if other people find it useful too!