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1.     Watercolor paintings have a(n) ____________________________________________ look.
     fresh, clean-cut
2.     Watercolor painting is done without a lot of ______________________________________ .
     reworking
3.     Watercolor is a medium that requires __________________________ and ____________________.
     experience/ control
4.     What four materials are needed if you are going to watercolor?
     brushes/ paper/ colors/ water
5.     The finest brushes are made of ________________________.
     sable
6.     Of what is the second-best brush made?
     ox hair
7.     If working on a detailed painting, [larger/ smaller] brushes will be needed.
     smaller
8.     For "looser" paintings, use [larger/ smaller] brushes.
     larger
9.     A good starter set of brushes would contain brushes of various _________________________.
     sizes
10.     Watercolor paper comes in a variety of ____________________________________.
     textures
11.     Most watercolor papers are manufactured with ____________________ different surfaces.
     three
12.     What are the surfaces referred to in #11 (above)?
     hot-pressed, which is smooth; cold-pressed, which is medium-rough; rough, which is very rough.
13.     Which surface is generally the best?
     cold-pressed
14.     What are the two categories of watercolor paints?
     transparent and opaque
15.     Which kind of watercolor paints are usually used by artists?
     transparent
16.     When doing flatwash, tilt your board at a(n) ________________________________ angle.
     ten-degree
17.     When flatwashing, use a [large/ small] brush.
     large
18.     Mix enough color to avoid what?
     to avoid running out of color in the middle of what you're painting
19.     Thoroughly mix the paint so that ____________________________________________________.
     all of it is dissolved in the water
20.     When flatwashing, always ________________________________ the last mark.
     overlap
21.     How can you tell if you're using enough paint?
     You should see a little bit of paint beaded up along the bottom line of the flatwash.
22.     When you reach the stopping point, what must you do?
     Wipe off the excess paint.
23.     What can you use to dry the paint more quickly?
     a hairdryer
24.     Wetting the paper before doing a flatwash provides a(n) ________________________________ for the color.
     base
25.     When color dries, it looks [lighter/ darker ].
     lighter
26.     When doing a graded wash, work from ____________________________ at the top to __________________________________ at the bottom.
     dark/ light
27.     What is added to lighten a color?
     water
28.     When a second color is added to still-wet paint, the color __________________________________.
     runs
29.     The technique used in #28 (above) is called "__________________________________________."
     wet-in-wet
30.     To practice brushstrokes, what should you paint with various brushes?
     the letters of the alphabet
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