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Maryna

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on: October 05, 2021, 01:36:55 PM
Can someone please help me. How to do mix gold with oils? Thank you
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Reply #1 on: October 05, 2021, 07:47:57 PM
You can't mix gold with regular paints. It is mixed using a clear binder and very fine gold pigment.
You can however paint a gold effect using a variety of colours including Cad yellow, yellow ochre, raw umber, etc and careful observation


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Reply #2 on: October 06, 2021, 03:44:14 AM
Thanks Nolan.
I am busy painting gold tassels etc on uniforms. Trail and error process.
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