The Basic Techniques of Mixing Color
This is a comprehensive suite of 7 downloadable art video lessons that cover the fundamentals of how to paint from photographs in step-by-step language so that anyone can easily follow along. Included are several video art lessons to re-enforce the techniques taught.
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Color Mixing Patterns
To use the following patterns:
Right click on the image to save to your computer.
import the image into your favorite layout tool like MS Publisher or photo editor
Resize the pattern to the size you'd like for your canvas
Print out the resized pattern
If your canvas size is greater than 8"x10" you will need to tape together the printout using the 'tick' marks
Mask tape the pattern to your canvas
place graphite or transfer paper between the canvas and the pattern ensuring graphite side is facing the canvas
trace the drawing onto the canvas.
Tall Ship Pattern
Still Life Pattern
Panda Bear Pattern
Crucifixion of Christ
Color Mixing Guage
I received an email from a really enthusiastic student who wants to paint, but is color blind. How can this student keep track of the colors he needs and the different mixes?