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Meeta Dani

Photorealistic Painting Workshop in Tuscany Date: 02-12 May, 2018 Workshop highlight includes: 30 hours extensive watercolor painting tution Meet and greet pizza party with Villa Pizzaiolo Lerici day tour San Gimignano day tour Cooking lession with Private Chef Lucca town tour Ceramic course Wine Tasting Puccini concert in a Romanesque church with 8 course Dinner Glamorous Tuscan farewell dinner and many more … Cost for the workshop: 2749€ The workshop package at Casa Fiori includes: Accommodation (twin-share***) All tuition fees All painting supplies All excursions Airport transfers and local transportation including day trips to Lucca, San Gimignano, Lerici. Breakfast, lunch and...

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How I painted a blurred background in my painting 'The Look'

Meeta Dani

I first sketched the outlines of my subject using measurement technique directly on the watercolor paper (Arches Cold-Pressed 140#). Then I applied the masking  fluid on the boundaries of the subject. This way I can be more carefree while applying the wet-on-wet washes on the background. Once the masking fluid was totally dry I applied clear water on the background area using my 2 inch hake brush and then dropped milky consistency paints (Olive Green, Indigo, Quinacridone Gold, Brown Madder) and spread them gently using my round no.6 brush. Once the background is completely dry I applied the 2nd layer of colors...

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