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Kyla Jenner

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on: June 10, 2016, 02:46:40 AM
Hello! I just want to share that I only have a basic water color like Prang Wc.. I just need help like how to achieve colors like cerulean blue, payne's grey, ultramarine, winsor red something like that. I don't know what to do :-\ :'(


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Reply #1 on: June 10, 2016, 03:40:03 AM
Hallo, there are several classes in the watercolor section, look at the color mixing and colorwheel classes etc.
In the oil section is one one colormixing. Yes I know it is an oil class, but the information is extreamly important. Good luck.
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Kyla Jenner

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Reply #2 on: June 10, 2016, 04:39:29 AM
Hallo, there are several classes in the watercolor section, look at the color mixing and colorwheel classes etc.
In the oil section is one one colormixing. Yes I know it is an oil class, but the information is extreamly important. Good luck.


Thank you so much! I will do your advice! :*


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Reply #3 on: June 10, 2016, 01:40:37 PM
Blue and red are primary colours so cannot be mixed. Those you will have to purchase.

Do you have a blue, red, and yellow in your kit? That will give you most colours you will need. Dennis has a colour wheel lesson in the w/c section. I'll find the link for you. Just a mo!

It's lesson #5 in the w/c. Here's the link.

http://www.paintbasket.com/members/index.php?topic=1502.0

Follow the lesson, use whatever colours you have. The specific colour doesn't matter as long as you have your three primaries of red, yellow, blue.


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Reply #4 on: September 03, 2016, 08:03:08 AM
The real secret to painting is in understanding what  a tonal range is. Color does not mater as much as the tone.  You can paint in black and white as long as you match the tone. When you photo copy a color photo your black and white picture is now a tonal copy of the colored picture. Study what tone means and you can substitute colors with ease and still obtain the effect you want. A blue and white painting can look just as good as a black and white. If you are short colors just focus on matching the tones and then use your imagination with the color wheel to make a masterpiece. :painting:
Conceive it!  Believe it!  Achieve it!