Paint a rectangle for a Flat Wash in Watercolor.
Choose a flat or round brush.
Tilt board and paper towards you about 2".
Right hand painters will go from left to right with paint strokes.
Charge brush with paint and starting in upper left corner touch brush to paper and gently pull a straight line of paint to the upper right corner. Refill brush. Make second stroke quickly don't let first stroke dry. Start second stroke at the bottom of the first stroke, being sure just to overlap the bead of paint now formed at the bottom of the first stroke. Refill brush after each complete stroke.
Continue overlapping strokes, riding and pulling the beads all the way to the bottom.
Rinse brush, squeeze out water and run the damp brush along the last formed bead at bottom of the exercise. You should end up with an even toned rectangle of color.
Remember good quality paint and paper will make your work easier by offering consistent high quality.
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