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The foliage one shall first draw with a lead or a point. Then one shall outline the foliage with a pen and with very thin ink or with thin black color. Then one shall polish the foliage with a tooth, so that the color can be applied smoothly, but not too firmly. Then one shall paint it with the colors, one side right and the other side left or reversed, with a brush, namely light red and green, that is to say green or slate green: The two colors belong to-gether, one side light red and the turnover green, as shown here, or one side green and the turn-over light red, as you like. §

Then take dark red color and out-line the light red with the dark red with a brush, so as if you wanted to outline it once again, all around the outside of the red. Then take dark green and outline the green or the slate green with the dark green, the same way as with the red, all around. Then make with a brush and with the dark red


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Source: Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, The Göttingen Model Book. Columbia 2nd ed. 1978