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Marbling Flemish Cases -2




After applying some color in various places and veins, the colors will drift together. Sometimes a little encouragement is helpful, so a bit of blowing will form interesting patterns. Add a small bit of yellow ochre to add depth and color variation. Again, a little goes a long way.

If you really don't like what you are getting, you can wipe it all off and start over. Also try tipping the board to get other blends going.





Next, as the paint begins to dry a bit, start adding some white veining to reinforce the pattern and the veining you have already started.

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