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Nearing the End of the Scottish Adventure

4 monthes ago   |   By Michael Chesley Johnson

Stromness Harbour 5x7 gouache by Michael Chesley Johnson
Set up painting on the street, and you can bet you'll be asked a few questions. Invariably, while on this trip in Scotland, I have been asked if I'm painting in watercolor. When I respond that I'm painting in gouache, I expect puzzlement, but strangely, that has not been the case. When I start to explain that gouache is a form of opaque watercolor, I get an immediate nod of understanding. “Oh, yes, I can see that now, “ said one gentleman as he took a closer look.
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