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By Adrian Keith Graham Hill

A concise creation to portray in watercolours which outlines the elemental rules had to comprehend and test with the process.

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Our grow naturally and cannot be artificially resolve must always be to look at Nature with an independent vision and with the desire to comprehend her in our own way, and not with any wish to see in her what others have discovered. of Nature by And attempts technical to flourishes teach or the representation indefinable symbols, possessing only a remote allusion to the intended subject, are of no practical use, as they furnish no clue or ground to proceed on towards the study of Nature or the mastery of the technique by which the knowledge is communicated.

Good drawing is essential in all of them especially those in which the human element is introduced, and absolutely indispensable if portraits are attempted; for to retain freshness of handling and the likeness of your sitter at the same time, an expert facility with the brush is required, which only years of patient practice can make perfect and even then, the result has an unfortunate habit of looking old-fashioned. A tinted drawing (about which I shall say something later), if handled boldly, is more contemis really possible, — — — — — — — porary.

HANDLING Water-colour offers a pictorial medium process can suitably replace. For its that no other true expression an inherent lightness of touch and in its pure form from gouache) a transparency of wash. it technical demands (as distinct In the study of waves breaking on the rocks, a great deal depends on how much white paper is left uncovered. And in order to enhance the whiteness of the spray, the tone of the solid forms must be sufficiently lowered to achieve the violent impacts In the study of the high seas, the brush must follow the rhythmic by the undulatory swell of the water In the study of the river, all depends on the precise touch of the drawn in and left.

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