Practical directions for portrait painting in water-colours

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Page 33 - Paint your lights white ; place next to it yellow, then red, using dark red as it passes into shadow ; then, with a brush filled with cool grey, pass gently over the whole, until they are tempered and sweetened to the tone you wish.
Page 18 - ... distant trees, for a general shadow tint for light backgrounds, and for the shade of white linen and white draperies. With Lake it forms a fine tint somewhat resembling Brown Madder, and with Lake and Indigo it makes an excellent black. It is transparent and permanent, and works well.
Page 18 - This colour is of a brilliant deep-toned crimson, possessing great power in its full touches and much clearness in its pale washes.

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