WATERCOLORS : TUTORIAL 05 : GLAZING OR LAYERING PEARS

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REFERENCE PHOTO

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COLORS USED IN THIS TUTORIAL

Mid Yellow W015

Yellow Ocher W022

Permanent Green W116

Deep green W123

Hooker's Green W130

Burnt Umber W158

Raw Sienna W144

Crimson Red W052

Scarlet W045

Cerulean W073

Prussian Blue W095

Black W200

WATERCOLOR GLAZING OR LAYERING

Glazing is yet another essential watercolor technique, it involves layering up your paint and is used to change the tone or color. Almost all watercolor paintings will involve layering of some nature, in fact if you have already done the previous tutorial then you've already completed a layered painting. Now we're going to focus specifically on this technique and how it can be used to bring depth to your paintings.

 

This tutorial builds on what you have learned in the previous lessons, don't worry if you aren't able to master it right away, this is one of the hardest tutorials in the series.

 

Here are the layers that you'll be painting:

FINISHED PAINTING

LEARN HOW TO STRETCH WATERCOLOR PAPER HERE: