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Author Topic: painting Burned / chared wood??  (Read 901 times)


  • Paint Brush
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on: November 20, 2012, 03:28:39 AM
I had one of those " I GOT TO :painting:   that" moments and Part of the scene involves charred / burnt wood which has been weathered for several years..

My first thought is to use the same colors that we used in class 41 old wood, rust, plaster, then I thought of some how using a mixture including payn's (sp?) gray
 :help: :help: Suggestions, Please



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Reply #1 on: November 20, 2012, 05:19:43 AM
test it out on some scrap paper and see what you come up with

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Reply #2 on: November 22, 2012, 03:47:13 PM
How about using the colors you are familiar with from the lesson, but do an under glaze (and let it dry completely) of the opposite of your main color (opposite on the color wheel that is.) Would it gray things down in a natural looking way? Your second glaze would have to be pretty transparent in order to be effective.