Subtitle Achieve precise color when painting landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and more
Description Description 1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor is the definitive color-mixing resource for oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists. This user-friendly compendium is color coded for quick-and-easy reference and includes two removable color-mixing grids—one for oil or acrylic, and one for watercolor.
Follow these four simple steps to mix more than 1,500 color combinations:
- Look in the Color Index for the subject you want to paint—for example, "Broccoli."
- Find the Color Recipe with the subject's recipe number ("81") 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
, mixing values
, complementary colors
, graying color naturally
, mixing portrait colors
, rendering skies and clouds
, and more.
Also available from Walter Foster's best-selling Color Mixing Recipes series
: Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic
, Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor
, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits
, and Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes