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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 16: WHITE ON WHITE

IN THIS EXERCISE, WE USE WHITE WASHES IN GOUACHE TO CREATE A BASIC FORM, AND THEN ADD DETAIL WORK WITH GEL PENS TO DEFINE AND GIVE LIFE TO OUR SUBJECT.

MATERIALS

Newspaper or large craft paper

Palette

White gouache

Inexpensive brush for mixing

Black heavy cardstock or watercolor paper

Mop brush

Round brush

White gel pen

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1. Cover your work space with newspaper or large craft paper.

2. On a palette, mix the white gouache with water to a watercolor-like consistency. This creates a thinner body of paint. Use an inexpensive ...

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