Blending lines

by Lorenz
(Germany)

As a self-teaching beginner, I am always interested in techniques. This one seems to be the "scientific method" (fast and with reproducible results) for colour blends:


Keep a moist sponge ready. Fill your brush with colour. Then repeat the following until finished:
Paint one line, dab the tip of the brush lightly on the sponge, then paint the next line along the recent.

The colour in your brush will gradually become thinner and thinner, but the brush will not dry out before you have finished. If you moisten the paper in the beginning, the line structure (see photo) will not appear after drying.

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YES!!!
by: Anonymous

Oh I love this tip. Haven't tried it yet (cause just read it), but I could never figure out how to keep a lessor and lessor amount of paint on my brush for blending without making the brush too wet!!! THANK YOU!!!

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Blending
by: Terry

Great advice from someone who's messed up some nice paper with nibbers trying to blend after the fact.

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Blending Lines
by: Marilyn

Thanks for the tip, I will try it for sure.

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Blending Lines
by: mARILYN

Thanks for the tips, every bit helps.

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