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Artist Toolbox: Color by Joseph Stoddard, Jan Murphy, Patti Mollica, David Lloyd Glover, Maury Aaseng

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CHAPTER 3: Color Mixing

With a foundational understanding of pigments in place, you can move on to the art of paint mixing. Although basic guidelines are helpful to consider as you mix, there is plenty room for personal preference and style. You’ll also find that mixing acrylic and oil is a very different process than mixing watercolor. This chapter covers the following topics:

• Basic Painting Materials

• Mixing Oil & Acrylic

• Mixing Watercolor

• Color Mixes for Watercolor

• Color Mixes for Oil & Acrylic

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BASIC PAINTING MATERIALS

To fully grasp the way pigments behave and interact, it’s important to know the basics of your media. On the following ...

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