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handprint : mixing green mixing sections of the color wheel  the dotted lines show the approximate location of the "balanced" hue within each section

handprint : mixing green mixing sections of the color wheel the dotted lines show the approximate location of the "balanced" hue within each section

This post has been updated 20 June 2014. I have tweaked the colours slightly but the principles are the same. Lots of people come to this post so I thought it best to amend the original. You might also be interested in my recommendations for a  Minimal Palette or 3, 4 or 6 colours in...

12 basic palette colors and tips for mixing colors! Liz Steel: My version of a basic Palette - UPDATED!

Color chart created by mixing 2 equal parts of all colors in Winsor & Newton Cotman compact set.

Color chart created by mixing 2 equal parts of all colors in Winsor & Newton Cotman compact set. I was thrilled to see the possibilities after making this chart. Outlined some colors that would be worth mixing again.

maruti-bitamin:  Mix chart for personal reference of colours I use the most.

maruti-bitamin: Another pinner said."Mix chart for personal reference of colours I use the most. Incidentally, I have a colour theory exam tomorrow of which this is totally irrelevant to.

Jane Blundell Artist: 1 - Mixing with Phthalo Green (Blue Shade)

About incorporating phthalo green bs by jane blundell (plus a couple of other greens) Colour mixing with a single pigment green

Skin Colour Tutorial for Watercolours by Leochi.deviantart... on @deviantART

Skin Colour Tutorial for Watercolours Schmincke Watercolours [link] Reds and Yellow Raw Sienna Very similar to Ochre, but less opaqu. Skin Colour Tutorial for Watercolours

Choosing a good selection of colours for your basic palette means that you will be able to mix any colour you need from just eight to 12 colours.

Choosing a basic palette by Jackson Art Supplies

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