Glazing and Scumbling - Perspectives No. 319
Glazing and Scumbling
Two techniques that can provide depth and luminescence in oil paintings are glazing and scumbling. Examples of both can be seen as far back as the 16th century in the paintings of Titian.
An example often cited is in the painting, Girl with a Red Hat, by Johannes Vermeer, ca. 1665-67.
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