Colours: Austrailian Gold (or quinacrinone gold) Madder Lake, Ultramarine blue

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Sketch lightly  

Paint wet in wet allowing paint to flow. Do not paint

staright lines for the edges of walls. paint sky first

then add more gold for ceentral buildings. Wash in

blue on the left and red and blue mixted on the right.

Add darker colours before the paper dries. If the

paper starts to dry - dry completely and rewet.

Dont add paint if the paper id drying - you will get


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When paper is totally dry add darker colours. Use

analoguous colours on top of each other. Gold on

gold, blue on blue. Avoid painting blue on gold. paint

one side of the spires and blend the second side.

Avoid outlining shapes


Add more details and add in the street lamp. Do don'r

nee a lot of details. then look at the painting. It's easier

to add detail than to remove it