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Abbey Sy

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All About Watercolors

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All About Watercolors

TYPES OF PAINTS
WATERCOLOR
transparent finish on paper and usually preferred by beginners
GOUACHE more opaque than traditional watercolors because of the white pigment included
WATERCOLOR PAINTS COME IN THESE TYPES
-tubes
-pans
-concentrated inks

WATERCOLOR PAINT CHARACTERISTICS
Lightfastness
chemical stability of a pigment under long exposure to light (determines the archival quality)
Transparency & Opacity how much or little light enters through the paper
Staining & Non-staining how easy or hard it is to erase or lift paint using your

RECOMMENDED PAINT BRANDS PER LEVEL
Beginners
-Faber-Castell
-Prang
Intermediate
-Sakura Koi
-Caran d'Ache (gouache)
Advanced
-Holbein
-Sennelier
-Schmincke

RECOMMENDED PAINT BRANDS PER LEVEL
Beginners
-Faber-Castell
-Prang
Intermediate
-Sakura Koi
-Caran d'Ache (gouache)
Advanced
-Holbein
-Sennelier
-Schmincke

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