What is Line and Wash Art?
Line and Watercolor Wash [Australian Landscape] Rusty Rustic Oil Barrels. Line and wash drawing is also classed as painting. Its often named Pen and wash drawing. and it is one of the visual arts' mixed mediums. The paper is marked out by pen, pencil or paint lines, and then tinted with diluted ink or watercolour.
The technique has been known since the 13th-century when Chinese artists used transparent ink washes to create delicate atmospheric effects. The line-and-wash technique became familiar to European artists during the Renaissance in the early 15th century. Cennino Cennini taught pen drawing enhanced by brushwork.
In each fine art episode, Ryn Shell works in the mixed mediums of ink, watercolour, and sometimes gouache, or in soft pastels, oils or acrylic. [Australian Sketchbook]
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