New & Easy Color Mixing for Painters - in Acrylic & Oil
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Train your eye to see and match color perfectly - without boring color wheels!
Learn color mixing in a whole new way with this eye-opening color course! Professional painter and best selling author shares her secrets for easy and quick color mixing. Mix color to perfection immediately while painting, without having to stop to check color wheels. Learn the difference between organic and inorganic pigments – and why they matter so much in color mixing. This course can be used for any painting style or medium, and benefits all arts disciplines: painters, photographers, sculptors, digital designers, interior designers and hobbyists. After taking this course you will mix color with confidence; learn how to set up a palette for a wide range of color accessibility; and gain full understanding of basic color theory. This course provides optimal practice matching colors one step at a time. Along the way, you’ll learn shortcuts, helpful tips and tricks, including advice on how to develop and customize your color palette for painting. This course will greatly improve how you see and use color.
- No previous experience with paints or painting is required. You will need some basic painting supplies, such as eight basic paint colors (in any medium including oil, acrylic, watercolor); a mixing knife, paper towels, mixing palette and a water container. There are a few other inexpensive general items you may need. More on materials are explained in the first course lecture – preview this for free
- Achieve color expertise! Improve your ability to see and understand color. Learn to mix and match colors with confidence
What is color theory and why is it important for painters?
Please access the pdf file under this Lecture's Resources Section. It is a summary of the course in text form. It also lists recommended paint colors to use for the course.
Information on the materials you need for the color mixing projects in this course. Key highlights of color theory important for painting. The essential paint colors you need to be able to match any color.
Mix a purple color to perfection while following along with the video demonstration. This process will enable you to achieve a perfect match for any secondary color, including greens, oranges and other purples.
Mix a red to perfection while following along with the video demonstration. This process will enable you to achieve a perfect match for any primary color, including yellows, blues and other reds.
Mix a neutral color to perfection while following along with the video demonstration. This process will enable you to achieve a perfect match for any tertiary color, including grays, browns and khaki colors.
Learn to add some additional colors to make the optimal palette for painting with a wide range of colors. Tips on storing mixed colors. How to vary your palette to adjust for different painting techniques such as washes.
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