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COLOURS USED
#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
BASIC COLOUR MIXES

[OS] - Orange Sky = #9+#6+#1
[ML] - Mauve Lilac = #1+ #2 [*see note]
[RG] - Rich Green = #5 + #9 + #2+ #3
[DG] - Dark Green = #3+ #7+#5
[RB] - Rich Brown = #6 + #7 + #2
[LG] - Light Green = #4+ #5

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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Fallow Deer

FIRST STAGE
APPLICATION
Having already applied masking fluid


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.
Planning the painting: This is very important!
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 strong or weak? Try it out on your - trial pad!


The Background:
Classic wet in wet application
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details to follow later this week

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The deer's Antlers:
Mix pale washes of ?? application method below
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Head and neck :

details to follow later this week

Body:
Mix a sufficient amount of the basic

details to follow later this week

     



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