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Mix colors like a pro! This handy guide shows you how to mix the colors you see based on actual tube color combinations. Colors are shown utilizing a high quality printing process on a neutral gray background. The Personal size shows 18 colors and 324 hues. The Studio size shows 29 colors and 841 hues.
The Magic Palette is a wonderful teaching tool and an inspiring visual color reference for students. For beginners, it takes the guesswork out of mixing colors. This eliminates trial and error, and makes color selection and mixing less intimidating.
For experienced artists, no matter the skill level, the Magic Palette inspires broadening of the color palette, and encourages artists to try new colors, new color families, and new color combinations.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By the chess man
from houlton maine
Comments about Magic Palette Artist's Color Selector and Mixing Guide:
i've been ordering from dick blick for some 15 years and and i,ve never HADA.com.plaint
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Easy to use and great for matching and mixing colors
from Morrow, Ohio
Easy to use and a great tool to match and mix you colors with watercolor paints.
Few colors not included but overall good
from Southport NC
Definitely will help with mixing colors- so that I don't waste paint!
Would buy this again.
from Marana, AZ
This is now on the wall of my studio. When trying to mix a particular color, it is very helpful.
from Jackson, MI
Chart is very accurate, very helpful in mixing the color I'm after.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Could have used more info in the description
By no nickname
from Boston area
This chart will work for helping me visualize just what color it is I want next, but it would have been helpful to know which colors are used on the chart as the basic colors. So many of them are cadmiums, and many of us are choosing not to work with those toxic colors. Still, I think it'll work with substitutions to help me when I'm fishing in my brain for something I can't pinpoint.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Massive, But I love it!
By Angel Kincaid
OK.. First off.As a warning to any one else that is interested in this thing. IT IS MASSIVE. I read the dimensions but, I think i underestimated just how huge it was going to be. Thankfully i had the wall space all prepared and it fits perfect on the wall of my lil studio nook. That being said.. I have discovered that it does exactly what the creator promises.. takes the guess work out of mixing colors. if you follow then instructions you will be able to match the color you want perfectly and in quantities that you need if you are doing a large painting. If you have ever had any issues with mixing.. issues with greying down as you mix.. this thing is the perfect tool.While i also recommend that you purchase the smaller one to take with you if you do a lot of location painting.. again.. cus its MASSIVE... i can safely say that you will happily come to depend on this wonderful tool for your art.thanksangel.
(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Too expensive for what it is. A laminated piece of paper!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry if this mixing guide was not what you expected. Please know that if you feel it doesn't meet your needs, we're happy to help with a return or exchange. Just call 1-800-723-2787 to speak to a Customer Care Agent.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
from Greenville, SC
I am teaching a beginning classes to adult ladies and middle school children. I have been mixing colors for so long that it became instinct for me and was difficult for me to help them understand which colors to mix to get the desired color. This chart hangs on the wall of my studio and I ordered the smaller version for each student so they can have this wonderful reference at all times. Thank you for making this easy!!!
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Los Angeles, CA
I really appreciated the art color board. With it I'm able to find exactly the color I need an mix the right paints. It's very convenient and I had no idea that such a thing existed prior to shopping this website.
The Magic Palette is a wonderful teaching tool and an inspiring visual color reference for students. For beginners, it takes the guesswork out of mixing colors. For experienced artists, no matter the skill level, the Magic Palette inspires broadening of the color palette, and encourages artists to try new colors, new color families, and new color combinations.
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