Subtitle Mixing Recipes for More Than 450 Color Combinations - Includes One Color Mixing Grid
The definitive color-mixing resource for oil and acrylic artists, Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic includes color mixing charts that list each color needed to create a combination and painting instructions in a handy, portable size.
Follow these four simple steps to mix more than 450 color combinations:
- Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint—for example, “Sunflower Yellow.”
- Find the Color Recipe with the subject’s recipe number (“8”) and a photo of the actual paint mixture.
- Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.
- Mix the color.
It’s that easy! You’ll also learn about color theory
, color value mixing
, complementary colors
, graying color naturally
, and mixing portrait colors
Walter Foster’s best-selling Color Mixing Recipes
series also includes Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor
, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits
, and Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes
. These books contain hundreds of precise color mixing combinations for realistic results, as well as two acetate grids for measuring paint units.