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Frame entirely handmade by Franco Ristori Artisan Workshop, Florence, Italy.
Watercolor drybrush, what does it means?
Drybrush is for more contemplative works (as compared with watercolor), or when a work arrives at a profound emotional stage. "I use a smaller brush, dip into the color, splay out the bristles, squeeze out a good deal of the moisture and color with my fingers so that only a very small amount of paint is left." Drybrush is layer upon layer — a definite "weaving process". (Thomas Hoving, Andrew Wyeth)
"Watercolor drybrush is an unconventional artistic technique. It creates unique painting effects that are not produced by other methods. It requires practice and skill and a good deal of patience, perseverance and inclination to experiment. In essence, watercolor drybrush uses an oil brush technique with watercolor paints. The painter works with amounts of paint comparable to that used with the oil technique and proceeds to build up the painting the way oil painters do. I deem drybrush paintings to have superior brilliance: they appear with more vivid colors, higher color saturation and overall a better contrast of light and dark. Drybrush paintings are even more durable than oil paintings as the binder (gum arabic) dries with no chemical transformations while the oil binder (linseed oil) undergoes polymerisation while drying promoted by oxygen and light. Such reaction basically never stops leading to a slow deterioration" (Ottorino De Lucchi)
Work title: Domenica di settembre, 2020
|TECHNIQUE||Original watercolor drybrush painting on wood|
|PAINTING SIZE||cm 30x40|
|FRAME SIZE||cm 59.5x49.5x6|
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