Category Archive: 1.2. Project: Laying washes

1.2.3 Exercise: Mixed-colour washes

Three washes – two colours and a third mixed from equal parts of the first two are painted.  Paint a single colour wash one, then the mixed colour wash and finally the second… Continue reading

1.2.2 Exercise: Tonally graded washes

A single colour wash which is diluted as you progress. Again there is a visible difference using a quality paper, paint and brush to lay a graduated wash. The upper painted wash has… Continue reading

1.2.1 Exercise: Plain washes

A wash with a single, evenly distributed colour. In each of the wash exercises I tried out cheaper paper and paints.  The result of which is which is quite obvious. The secret of… Continue reading