Color Mixing Bible

Mixing colors accurately may be an art unto itself. In fact, many artists are discouraged by the time and expense it takes to mix and match colors to achieve the desired result. Even more frustrating is the vast range of colors available.

Color Mixing Bible: All You’ll Ever Need to Know About Mixing Pigments in Watercolor, Pastel, Crayon, Acrylic, and Oil is a ready-to-use visual directory that takes all the guesswork out of mixing and matching colors — making every artist an expert!

The book covers color theory for beginners, with brief sections on the science of color, theory, and pigments, plus numerous color-mixing charts in oils, acrylics, watercolors, gouache, soft pastels, pencils, and inks. A basic color palette is provided for each art medium, demonstrating an array of two-, three-, and four-color mixes, as well as offering full explanations of various paints and pigments.

This invaluable guide features scores of tips and techniques for color mixing with oils, acrylics, watercolors, inks, pastels, and virtually every other art medium. Also included is in-depth information about determining the opacity and strength of a color, choosing a color palette, mixing whites, arranging and organizing colors prior to mixing, using optical and physical mixing techniques, and much more.

Whether one is an aspiring artist or working professional, Color Mixing Bible is an essential addition to every bookshelf. The book includes 600 color illustrations.

Author — Ian Sidaway.

Paperback. 144 pages. 8¾" × 8¾" (22 cm × 22 cm).

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