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    • Working with watercolor
    • Historical Watercolor Painters
      • In the Renaissance, it was applied to wet plaster and called fresco.
      Botticelli, Birth of Venus. Bol Hans, Fall of Icarus, 1534.
    • British Watercolor Painters
      • Up until the 1800s, most watercolor paintings were used a studies in the field.
      William Turner, Lake of Zug, 1843.
    • Contemporary Watercolor Artists Chen Yong.
    • Student Examples - AP Portfolio, Brianna Benacke
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    • Setting up a palette
      • Watercolor can dry and be re-wet each day.
      • Clean Water is a MUST.
      • DO NOT SHARE WATER!!!
      • Tube watercolor should be put on palette in a dime size. A little goes a very long way!
    • Palette Colors
      • Colors vary from brand. Get to know your colors before you begin a painting.
      • Lemon Yellow
      • Medium Yellow
      • Brilliant Red
      • Crimson
      • Phthalo Blue
      • Ultramarine Blue
      • Sap Green
      • Viridian Hue
      • Yellow Ochre
      • Burnt Umber
      • Ivory Black
    • Color Glazing Grid
      • GRADED WATERCOLOR WASH.
      • Creates a controlled graded value wash of color. Good for backgrounds and sky.
      • WET IN WET.
      • Creates a more softer blending of colors. Gives a soft texture and blurry edges.
      • LIFTING WET WATERCOLOR.
      • Softly lift some color and value from wet watercolor.Good for clouds and soft lighting.
      • **LIFTING DRY WATERCOLOR.**
      • Use a brush on dry watercolor to lightly soften the paint and blot. Lightens errors and specific areas.
      • **LIFTING DRY WATERCOLOR WITH A MASK.**
      • Use a mask over dry watercolor to lift color around the shape. Good for controlling the darker values amid light values.
      • DRY BRUSH.
      • Watercolor will reflect the type of brush used and hold shape. Offers more control when applying the paint.
      • **RESIST.**
      • Paint rubber cement in the shape you want and allow to dry. Allows white areas to be painted over and to retain their shapes better.
      • PLASTIC WRAP.
      • Apply to wet watercolor. Creates a textured effect with light and dark values.
      • ALCOHOL DROP.
      • Alcohol dries up the water and create a light value in the paint. Creates a light value dot pattern effect.
      • SALT DROP.
      • Apply table salt to wet watercolor. Creates a crystalized effect with light and dark values.