Painting techniques: A wash within a painting

In this lesson, we will learn what a wash within a painting is. We will learn what the art term 'wash' means and then we will practise using it in our own art works.

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Quiz:

Skills development

Washes

Q1.What does the art term wash mean?

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Q2.What word is given to a drawing that is created by a series of lines?

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Q3.What word can be used to describe the light and dark captured in an artwork?

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Q4.What type of fine liner pen do you need to create a successful wash drawing?

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Q5.What could you lose when you start to wash, if there is too much pen in your linear drawing?

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Q6.In the independent task, what did I say you could use to add colour to your wash drawing?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Skills development

Washes

Q1.What does the art term wash mean?

1/6

Q2.What word is given to a drawing that is created by a series of lines?

2/6

Q3.What word can be used to describe the light and dark captured in an artwork?

3/6

Q4.What type of fine liner pen do you need to create a successful wash drawing?

4/6

Q5.What could you lose when you start to wash, if there is too much pen in your linear drawing?

5/6

Q6.In the independent task, what did I say you could use to add colour to your wash drawing?

6/6

Lesson summary: Painting techniques: A wash within a painting

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