Portrait Painting of Sharon Tate in Gouache

My very first Gouache painting. The technique to use this paint reminds me of oils, but you cannot really do light on top of dark and blend so well, because you have to blend with a damp brush. Gouache dries almost instantly, so to blend, you have to reactivate with water. You lay down patches, then blend them together like you do with oils, but with oil you dry brush blend.

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