The definitive colour-mixing resource for oil and acrylic artists, Color Mixing Recipes for Oil oAcrylic includes colour mixing charts that list each colour needed to create a combination and painting instructions in a handy, portable size. Follow these four simple steps to mix more than 450 colour combinations:
â€¢ Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint-for example, "Sunflower Yellow."
â€¢ Find the Color Recipe with the subject's recipe number ("8") and a photo of the actual paint mixture
â€¢ Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint colour
â€¢ Mix the colour
It's that easy! You'll also learn about colour theory, colour value mixing, complementary colours, greying colour naturally, and mixing portrait colours. Walter Fosters 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 colour mixing combinations for realistic results, as well as two acetate grids for measuring paint units.