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The Watercolourist

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THE WATERCOLOURIST (S4x32) Sq.Set Anne Thorn Magic of Music 2

1- 8 1s lead down, cross out between 3s, cast up, dance in between 2s/4s, cross RH, dance out between 2s/4s and cast up back to place
9-16 2s+4s dance R&L
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 All set, turn partner ¾ RH into prom hold facing clockwise (Ladies on inside) and promenade 3 places round. 2341

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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A watercolourist is an artist who specializes in creating artworks using watercolour as their primary medium.

Watercolour painting is a technique that involves using pigments suspended in water to create translucent and luminous images on paper. The origins of watercolour as a distinct artistic medium can be traced back to ancient times, but it gained prominence in Western art during the Renaissance.

Watercolourists employ various brush techniques and methods to achieve different effects, relying on the transparent nature of the medium to capture subtle nuances of light and color. Notable watercolourists have emerged across different art movements and periods, contributing to the development and recognition of watercolour as a distinctive and expressive form of visual art.

Watercolor is a popular choice for artists who like to paint outside. It's easy to carry and use, so it's good for painting landscapes and scenes outdoors. This makes it an important way for artists to express themselves.

Watercolourist
"Watercolourist In The Louvre" Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret (1852-1929), Oil On Canvas, c. 1889


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