Using loaded brushes


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Using loaded brushes

There's a technique in painting that's known as loading the brush or a loaded brush technique. What happens is the artist uses his brush or palette knife to pick up a series or a number of different colors off of his palette so that when he paints with the brush, rather than painting with a solid single color, there is actually striations of color across the width of the brush and this imparts into imagery an added level of complexity that the eye picks up.

In nature for example when we look at the landscape, there are many little differences of color that happen within even foliage. So rather than one shade of green, there are many different shades happening in there. In some cases, sunlight is hitting. In other cases you've got shadow or you have got variation within each of the leaves themselves. So in nature, in a landscape painting, the use of a loaded brush technique provide that density of detail that the landscape artist often will try to emulate.

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Using loaded brushes
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Using loaded brushes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Corel Painter 11: Mastering Brushes

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