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COLOURS USED shown in dark blue
#1 - Alizarin Crimson  
#2 - French Ultramarine
#3 - Winsor Blue
#4 - CeruleanBlue
#5 - Raw Sienna
#6 - Light Red
#7 - Burnt Umber
#8 - Naples Yellow
#9 - Winsor Yellow
#10 - Neutral Tint
BASIC COLOUR MIXES



A COUPLE OF BASIC TERMS

cw refers to the term "charge with" meaning to introduce a colour into a still wet colour.(Wet-in-wet)
sm refers to the term "smallest amount"

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TOP LANE FARM - SUMMER

THIRD STAGE
APPLICATION


Standard Notes:
Planning the painting: This is very important!
First read through all the notes and watch the video clips - mentally paint the picture before proceeding - analyse the source picture above - and PLEASE be aware of the colour mixes you are about to apply to each area, and the order in which they are applied, try visualising the result. Will the brush you are about to use carry enough colour - have you mixed enough colour - is the mix too strong or too weak? Try it out on your - trial pad!


Top Lane Farm - Summer - Watercolour painting - stage 03 part 1:
Tree Foliage at the Left Hand side:
Mix two greens one darker than the other. The paler green is Winsor Yellow, add Ultramarine and also Burnt Umber.
The darker green is Winsor Yellow and Winsor Blue again add some Burnt Umber.

Top Lane Farm - Summer - Watercolour painting - stage 03 part 2:
Tree Foliage at the Right Hand side:
Mix two greens one darker than the other. The paler green is Winsor Yellow, add Ultramarine and also Burnt Umber.
The darker green is Winsor Yellow and Winsor Blue again add some Burnt Umber.
Lines in the foreground fields :
Start with some of the pale green mix in some Raw Sienna (not Burnt Umber as mistakenly stated in the video) and add some of the buildings brown mix.

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Application of washes.
This should be quick using as few strokes as possible to cover any area being worked on. A minimal amount of brush-strokes equals greater purity and translucency of colour. Too much dabbing and scrubbing when applying the colour kills its freshness.

Basic Mixing Method.
More water in the wash gives a pale or weak wash, more colour produces a stronger wash. Most mixes require only two colours, one will be darker than the other. Mix sufficient quantity of the lighter colour and just keep adding small quantities of the darker colour until you feel happy with it, keep checking your progress on your trial pad.

     



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