Drying time for watercolors

October 1993
American Artist;Oct1993, Vol. 57 Issue 615, p12
Outlines the reasons for the two-week drying time of a watercolor that contained a large, dark-brownish area where Van Dyke brown, burnt umber and green earth were used. Ingredients in the watercolor; Problematic colors; Opacity of the paint.


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