Using gesso with watercolourI came across an article that described the use of a gesso ground for use with watercolour. Whilst this causes a few problems it also creates a number of opportunities not found when working on more traditional surfaces. Gesso is an acrylic based and therefore waterproof ...
Tag: Mixing colours
2, March 2013Paul Priestley
Although I have used acrylic a lot over the past few years I have recently gone back to using oils, I had forgotten just how wonderful they are. It is not just the smell, but somehow the creamy mixture of the paint is more satisfying than acrylics. Yet, I do ...
24, November 2010Paul Priestley
The following are simply suggestions you may wish to consider:If you need to mix Black try mixing together Ultramarine or Phthalo Blue with Burnt Umber. This gives a ‘black’, which can be used in the background – more blue than brown to give a cool black – or in the ...
18, December 2008Paul Priestley