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Sunrise, 2018, Watercolour, wax resist, and white acrylic on off-white cotton board
175 x 238 mm, Private Collection

© Helga Joergens

 

Wax resist allows for the use of wax, for example you draw with one end of a candle.

If you paint over it with water based paint, it will not adhere to it as the wax resists the colour.

The light lines in the foreground were drawn with wax.

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