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Rkymtnmary

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on: February 10, 2012, 09:40:08 AM
I have a question that may have already been answered and if so, please forgive me.  As I've been watching the classes and tryinggg lol to follow suit in mixing my own colors before application, I've been wondering if there are ever situations where you would wet your brush, pick up your color and not add water beyond what you picked up when you went into the color and then add that color directly onto your paper?  If so, when and why would you do that or is it not done?  Thanks.

Mary


dennis

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Reply #1 on: February 10, 2012, 12:57:47 PM
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wet your brush, pick up your color and not add water beyond what you picked up when you went into the color and then add that color directly onto your paper?

Yes, that will be done very often specially when you want very strong more opaque colours. The less water on the brush the stronger the colour.

You will often see me doing just that in the demonstrations.
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Rkymtnmary

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Reply #2 on: February 10, 2012, 01:42:34 PM

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Yes, that will be done very often specially when you want very strong more opaque colours. The less water on the brush the stronger the colour.

You will often see me doing just that in the demonstrations.


Thanks much, Dennis.  That's good news to me as sometimes I just can seem to get them as dark as I'd like them.  Can't wait for Sunday!  :thankyou:
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