Mix Your Own Acrylics

Mix Your Own Acrylics

An Artist's Guide to Successful Color Mixing

By Jill Mirza; Nick Harris

Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781560102243, 64pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1995

Acrylic is a popular medium, and it's not hard to see whyuit 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

About the Author
Mirza studied printmaking and painting at Camberwell School of Art, the Royal Academy Schools, and Goldsmiths, London.