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Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
Art + Science
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Art + Science was developed by the Art Institute of Chicago to support dialogue and collaboration between art and science teachers at the middle school level, with the ultimate goal of inspiring art...
Art + Science
Detail: Rewetting and scraping
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To create The Watcher, Tynemouth, Homer first painted the ocean in broad green and blue washes mixed with red. Once these were dry, he applied brushstrokes of clean water to suggest the foam...
Video: Chalk Resist
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See another Prout's Neck watercolor in which Homer made extensive use of chalk resist.
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Video: Chalk Resist
Video Demonstration: Wet Scraping
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Aaron Penley, the author of a popular nineteenth-century watercolor manual, explained how to recover light areas from dry washes: “One can readily take out lights, either sharp and decided, with the...
Video Demonstration: Wet Scraping
Detail: Textural effects with opaque white watercolor
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In Flamborough Head, England Homer exploited his materials to create a composition rich in contrast and description. The artist chose a soft graphite pencil to accentuate the texture of the...
Tool: "Chinese White"
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"Chinese White" is the proprietary name given to the...
Tool: "Chinese White"
Tool: Winsor & Newton watercolor set, 19th century (front view)
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This watercolor set is shown with moist watercolor cakes and porcelain palettes.
Tool: Winsor & Newton watercolor set, 19th century (front view)
Tool: G. Rowney and Co. watercolor set, 19th century (front view)
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This professional watercolor set consists of a wood box with moist watercolor cakes, sepia and “...
Tool: G. Rowney and Co. watercolor set, 19th century (front view)
Tool: G. Rowney and Co. watercolor set, 19th century (top view)
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This professional watercolor set consists of a wood box with moist watercolor cakes, sepia and "...
Tool: G. Rowney and Co. watercolor set, 19th century (top view)
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