Painted with watercolor

Painted with watercolor unlike other techniques, such as gooseberries, which use watercolor paint mixed with cherry (lead carbonate, white), or oil painting, techniques that are based on color accumulation, watercolor is based on transparency, which leaves the background visible. white of the paper, which gives the watercolor works the luminosity and delicacy that characterizes them. Immediate drying requires rapid execution, which has long been a technique used in sketches and studies, but has gradually become a standalone technique. It was used extensively in illustrating manuscripts, but its flowering era in painting was the end of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth century, especially in England, France and Russia.

The working techniques are wet on wet, wet on dry and dry on dry, each having its own particularities. In the works these techniques can be used and combined.

More works on the watercolor painting gallery page