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From Grisaille to Verdaille: Monochrome isn't just Black and White

Posted by Sarah Jane Humphrey on

From Grisaille to Verdaille: Monochrome isn't just Black and White
Often when I am teaching workshops I advise people to give thought to the powers of using monochrome techniques in their practice. Whether that be working in a single ink colour, drawing in pencil to begin with, or viewing their subject through a black and white filter. Allowing the other colours to be taken away gives the viewer a clear and precise piece of information, particularly handy for diagrammatic purposes or identification.

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