Mix Your Own Acrylics

An Artist's Guide to Successful Color Mixing

By Jill Mizra; Nick Harris
(Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781560102243, 64pp.)

Publication Date: January 1995

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Acrylic is a popular medium, and it's not hard to see whyùit is both versatile and user-friendly, and its vibrant colors have long-lasting intensity. Mix Your Own Acrylics provides a basic introduction to getting the most out of your acrylic colors, starting with explanations of color theory and topics including hue, value, and saturation. You will learn the exact ratios for mixing dozens of blues, greens, yellows, oranges, reds, and purples. You will also learn about color complements and how to use them to mix a range of neutral browns and grays. Experimenting with acrylic can be a lot of fun, and this valuable resource is your definitive guide for mixing your own brilliant colors!

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