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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 19: BLACK GOUACHE WASHES AND TONES WITH DETAIL WORK IN PENCIL AND PEN

HERE, YOU WILL CREATE A FLOWER WITH BLACK WASHES OF GOUACHE IN LIGHT, MEDIUM, AND DARK TONES, LAYERING FROM LIGHT TO DARK AS YOU WOULD WITH ANY WATERCOLOR. DETAIL WORK WILL BE DONE IN WHITE PAINT, PENCIL, AND WHITE AND BLACK GEL PENS TO GIVE YOUR FLOWER DEFINITION.

MATERIALS

Newspaper or large craft paper

Palette

Black gouache

Inexpensive brush for mixing

Gray heavy cardstock or watercolor paper

Round or mop paintbrush

White and black gel pens

Pencil

Image

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

2. Find a flower to use as your reference, either in ...

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