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Technical Insights from “Not Far from Home” #20 « daniel gerhartz April 2, 2012 Warm, Cool, Warm… One of the key elements that I have taken away from years of painting from life is the heightened awareness of the warm /cool interplay on the subject as the form turns. I know I have mentioned this on previous posts, but its importance bears mentioning again. In this image and the details to follow, you will see how the shifting of temperature accentuates the volume and three dimensionality of image while holding the values in a simple mass. It can also be seen in great detail within the two page spread of, “Indigo and Ivory”, 30” x 60” (Page 118 and 119 from “Not Far from Home”), The Watercolour Academy: How to Mix 156 Colours from just 6 There’s a secret to mixing fresh, pure watercolours. You can spend hundreds on individual tubes or pans of paint. Or you can make a colour chart like I show you in the lesson below and you’ll never need more than the 6 colours I recommend. The lesson below is 1 of 34 lessons in the first Module of the Watercolour Academy. In Module 1 here’s some of what you’ll discover: The important difference between opaque and transparent coloursHow to properly stretch watercolour paper How to create a flat and variegated washThe wet-in-wet technique made easyWhy runbacks occur and why they aren’t always a bad thingHow to use the dry brush technique correctlyColour mixing follow on (fro the lesson you’re about to watch)The number one reason why most watercolours look flat and uninspiringHow to avoid mixing muddy coloursGlazing and spattering explainedHow to use salt with watercolourAn introduction to pen and wash
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The Watercolour Academy Here's a full list of the lessons that make up the complete Watercolour Academy. QUESTIONS I've received a ton of questions about the Academy, which I'm going to answer tomorrow. Questions include: Can I take just one Module or do I have to take them all? How dopes the Academy differ from Watercolour Secrets? 201 Ways to Arouse Your Creativity Arouse your creativity Electric flesh-arrows … traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm. ~ Anais Nin