Some articles on paint:
... In watercolors, a wash is the application of diluted paint in a manner that disguises or effaces individual brush strokes to produce a unified area of color ... area is higher than the bottom, then to apply the paint in a series of even, horizontal brush strokes in a downward sequence, each stroke just overlapping the stroke above to pull downward the ... Washes can be "graded" or "graduated" by adding more prediluted paint or water to the mixture used in successive brush strokes, which darkens or lightens the wash from start to finish ...
Famous quotes containing the words layer and/or paint:
“This world is run by people who know how to do things. They know how things work. They are equipped. Up there, theres a layer of people who run everything. But wewere just peasants. We dont understand whats going on, and we cant do anything.”
—Doris Lessing (b. 1919)
“We artists are indestructible; even in a prison, or in a concentration camp, I would be almighty in my own world of art, even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell.”
—Pablo Picasso (18811973)