what is paint glaze

It's important to know the different effects of glazing vs scumbling paint.

What is glazing paint?

A thin layer of paint applied over a ground or another paint layer of a different color. Oil painting artists use transparent glazes to make colors appear more radiant and vivid.

How to glaze paint

Glazing uses a darker, transparent paint layer to thinly coat an underpainted layer. The layer underneath must be absolutely dry first. Then, the glazing paint should be thinned with a glazing medium before application.

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