What is glazing and how to use it?

A GLAZE is a thin TRANSPARENT color used over another dry color to create a third color. For example if you put a thinned Quinacridone rose (a transparent color) over blue, you get a violet. If you use a glaze over a similar color you enhance the color. Cast shadows over complex textures are often glazed. A glaze always darkens a color. Creating fluid paints Fluid paints ca...
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Whats up in the Wednesday class…

  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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Day two with Leonie.e.Brown at Angala Boutique Hotel

Day two at Angala Boutique Hotel. Almost finished.
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