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Video Demonstration: Wet-on-Wet

Video Demonstration: Wet-on-Wet

Painting wet-on-wet involves introducing a new wash into one that is still wet, allowing colors to run and blend without solid boundaries. Complete control is impossible, but the unpredictable results lend spontaneity to a picture.

Here, the artist gives a basic demonstration of wet-on-wet technique by first laying down clear water on the paper, then painting over it with blue watercolor. The result is a beautifully fluid wash.



demonstration, technique, watercolor
Video

Education

Fine Arts
High School, Middle School

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