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How Turner Painted in Watercolor

8 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

Sketchbook pages by J.M.W. Turner John Ruskin said this about J.M.W. Turner's method of painting in watercolor:
"The large early -drawings of Turner were sponged without friction, or were finished piece by piece on white paper; as he advanced he laid the chief masses first in broad tints, never effacing anything, but working the details over these broad tints. While still wet, he brought out the soft lights with the point of a brush, the brighter ones with the end of a stick; often, too, driving the wet colour in a darker line to the edge of the light, in order to represent the outlines of...
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