Colors used in watercolor are transparent and sometimes reveal the bottom of the paper, which acts as another true tone. It works by layers, in order to achieve more sh [...]
Collage: French term used to designate the plastic technique consisting on pasting on a surface a variety of materials, including paper, cloth, newspapers, found objects, [...]


Oil is one of the most classic techniques, but still relevant today. Colors are great and vary little when drying. This material allows the execution of impastos and glaz [...]
Acrylic colors are very opaque, fast drying, and get smoother, brighter and more luminous surfaces, than oil colors. They are worked with water or mixed with an acrylic g [...]
The art of pastel belongs to the so-called dry techniques, since no solvent is used, and is applied directly onto the working surface. As a support we generally use good [...]
Charcoal comes from a type of carbonized wood. Allows a wide range of colors from subtle gray to deepest black. Tonal gradations can be achieved with a rubbing cloth or [...]
Inks can be used with pen or brush, making totally different effects, from a controlled and precise composition to an explosion of movement and dynamism. It uses water a [...]
Verdaccio is a painting technique that came into use at the end of s. XIII and was later widely used by Renaissance painters. This method creates an initial layer for ex [...]