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What does DB stand for?

DB stands for Dry Base

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You start by applying a coloured glaze liberally over the dry base coat using, preferably, a special colourwash brush, though you could use a (wide) conventional paintbrush.
You apply an even layer of glaze over the dry base coat and then twist up a piece of rag and roll it through the paint to create a soft effect.