The technique of applying a thin, opaque or semi-opaque layer of paint over a previously painted (dry) surface to alter the color or appearance of the surface without totally obscuring it.
: Dragging paint in a broken manner over a previously painted dry surface.
Sketch: 1. A brief statement of the subject. 2. A drawing complete in itself.
(painting) The technique of partially obscuring a work's precision of line or brilliance of color by applying a semi-opaque layer of paint atop the underpainting.
The technique of applying a thin, semi-opaque or translucent coating of paint over a previously painted surface to alter the color or appearance of the surface without totally obscuring it. Return to top
Scumbling An oil painting technique in which dry, thick paint is applied to a surface in a loose, direct manner often creating areas of broken color and allowing previous layers to show through in places.
: Dragging a dense or opaque color across another color creating a rough texture.
Secondary colors: Colors obtained by mixing two primary colors: green, violet, and orange.
Scumbling. In oil painting, the technique of working a layer of opaque colour over an existing colour in such a way that the latter is only partially obliterated and a broken effect obtained.
- A painting technique (the opposite of glazing), consisting of putting a layer of opaque oil paint over another layer of a different color or tone, so that the lower layer is not completely obliterated, giving an uneven, broken effect.
Applying a thin, semi-opaque coating of paint over a previously painted surface to alter the colour or appearance of the surface without totally obscuring it.
...A technique used in all the opaque media including pastels. involves dragging a dry, fairly thick layer of color in a deliberate uneven manner over a dried layer of another color, thus creating attractive broken color effects.
Scumbling is the technique of putting a semi-dry paint over an existing dry paint in such a way as to create a haze. This is done with semi-opaque or opaque paint, and is used mostly in oil and acrylic painting.
A painting technique in which parts are overlayed with opaque or semiopaque color applied lightly with an almost dry brush. secondary colors See colors, secondary.
SCUMBLING. Is an opaque version of GLAZING. It consists of working a layer of opaque paint over another layer of a different color or tone creating an uneven broken effect so as not to entirely obliterate the lower layer.
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Great suggestion, the word your friend uses is ‘scumbling'.
This is a cross between ‘dry brush' and a ‘glaze'.
the addition of paint to a surface in such a way as to leave parts of the previous layer revealed.
in Italian it literally means "vanished in smoke." A process of softening edges in a work to create a soft atmoshperic depth.
See also: Painting, Composition, Opaque, Size, Oil paint