How to Mix Color without as Much Guesswork

To figure this mystery out, we have to delve into color theory.

A standard color wheel shows primary, secondary, and tertiary colors. (Photo Credit: Unkown)
Adding tiny amounts of black to colors gives you shades. Adding white to colors gives you tints. (Photo Credit: 123RF.com Image ID: 26534440 Copyright: Lena Pronne)

Let’s reel it back a bit.

This means that you, the artist, must be aware of the makeup of the colors you’re using.

My own color strips help when trying to mix color so that I can see what each color really looks like. (Photo Credit: Myra Naito)

Creating your own color wheel is also helpful in building your color mixing skills.

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Myra Naito

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Freelance copywriter who is passionate about art and fitness. Check out my art blog at mnatiodesigns.com/blog/ or follow me @mnaito_fineart .

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