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03-09-2010, 12:25 PM
In Secrets in Watercolor with Laurie Humble: The Unifying Wash from artistsnetwork.tv (http://www.artistsnetwork.tv), you will learn how to use what is perhaps your most powerful tool for emphasizing your focal point—the unifying wash. Artist Laurie Humble uses exercises and finished painting examples to show you how to use small- and large-scale washes in your work—follow along as Laurie paints overlapping ribbons and then a group of cherries to practice the small scale washes, then background foliage in a garden setting to practice the larger-scale washes that can be used to push back the picture plane. Laurie then paints a street scene to demonstrate how these washes work together to add a depth to your paintings that will immediately make them more realistic and lifelike.

In this preview you'll learn how small separating washes can manipulate the picture plane.
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