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Re: paint mixing with acrylics

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Aartteachr_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Wed Nov 17 2004 - 06:46:53 PST


In a message dated 11/17/2004 8:19:39 AM Eastern Standard Time,
loveart@hotmail.com writes:

> After the value chart, I lay
> out cut small strips from color copies of Impressionist paintings. I try to
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> include a horizon line on most strips. They choose one they like, glue down
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> the strip onto a canvas using acrylic gloss medium. Then the job is to
> exactly match the hue, value and intensity of each color on the strip and
> apply it right next to the strip, (don't paint over the strip!) then extend
> the composition out to the edges, using the same brush stroke technique as
> on their strip.

I love this exercise...Thanks!

Marsha in Orlando

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