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  30 Colour Mixing Tips For Artists How to Mix Colours When Painting Here, we are concerned not with the theory of colour, but rather its practice: that is, how to combine pigments in order to obtain the required hues, or tints/shades of a particular hue. Even so, a knowledge of the colour wheel, along with an understanding of the difference between primary, seconda...
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Whats’s up in the Wednesday Art class…the importance of dark and light in paintings

The word Chiaroscuro itself is Italian, and roughly means, “light and dark.” It was first used to describe a type of drawing on medium-dark paper where the artist created both darker areas with ink and lighter areas with white paint. Later on the term was used for woodcut prints which essentially did the same thing, using white and black together. When it comes to painting,...
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Art Techniques: Glazing. (usually initial capital letter) a style of painting developed in the lastthird of the 19th century, characterized chiefly by short brushstrokes of bright colors in immediate juxtaposition to represent theeffect of light on objects. a manner of painting in which the forms, colors, or tones of anobject are lightly and rapidly indicated. a manner ...
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