VISUAL ARTS 1
Visual arts 1
Wash/Flat Wash- Successive strokes next to each other to create an even layer of color.
Drybrush- Painting on a dry surface.
Glazing- Putting a transparent color over another.
Graduated Wash- A wash with a dark to light gradient.
Hue- A color's common name.
Intensity- A color's saturation, brightness, or strength.
Lifting Paint- A way of removing paint from a surface to fix mistakes, create textures, change values, etc.
Masking Fluid- Liquid latex to keep surfaces white and to create textures.
Palette- Surface where watercolors are mixed on and stored.
Scrubbing- A dry brush technique to lift paint or add color.
Color temperature- Refers to the warmth or coolness of a color.
Tint, shade- Made by adding water to color to change intensity.
Value- A color's relative lightness or darkness.
Wet-on-dry- Wet paint applied on dry paint.
Wet-on-wet- Wet paint applied on wet paint.
Wax Resist- A waxy substance used to create designs by resisting water (and the watercolor paint).
Salt Technique- Creates texture and design by sprinkling salt onto watercolor paint.
Watercolor Paint- A colored substance used for creating art. Water is used to dilute the paint.
Blotting- Using an absorbent material like paper towel to lighten a wash.
Watercolor Paper- A special paper with a surface texture suitable for watercolor painting.
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