masterclass

Mixing two colours and layering the wash to create a range of tones

This masterclass shows how to create a range of tones by mixing two colours and how to apply these tones in layers to create further tonal values. See how to mix blue and red to make a range of purple tones and then layering the wash to create more tonal values. This is especially useful for monotone painting to discover how you can create light to dark layers with just one colour.

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Gum Arabic vs Masking Fluid in water colour painting

This Masterclass demonstrates the difference between masking with Masking Fluid and masking with Gum Arabic. You can use either method to repel the paint from the paper, keeping areas of your water colour painting clean and white. Both methods are effective, but will give different results: The Masking fluid gives a clean, hard edge to your masked out area, while Gum Arabic gives a softer edge.

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Understanding the difference between oil whites

Discover how different oil whites can inform your practice.

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Wet on wet water colour

Watch how working on a wet surface influences pigment movement.

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Hard edged painting

Master hard edged painting methods in acrylic.

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Oiled Charcoal

Transform charcoal into a dense drawing tool.

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Glazing in oils. Unify the tones in your painting.

Achieve luminosity using glazing medium.

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