Watercolour painting - Drawing & washes
|Draw out the basic shapes of the painting, using soft pencil or charcoal.
Paint applied directly to the paper will dry quickly, and often creates a line that can not be removed. Clean water applied before the paint avoids this.
|Apply the clean water to the first area to be painted, usually the sky in a landscape painting. Wetting the surface allows the paint to run freely.|
|Mix the colour to be used in a wash pan or similar container (bottom left of picture) with plenty of water, and use to wash in to the wetted area of paper, with a medium to large brush.|
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