Colour Mixing Recipes for Portraits

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Description

Colour Mixing Recipes for Portraits features master mixes for an array of skin colours in oil, acrylic, and watercolour—plus recipes for hair, eye, and lip colours. The concealed wire-o bound book also includes a plastic colour-mixing grid for measuring out paints, as well as a handy conversion chart for finding acrylic equivalents of oil paints and vice versa. With recipes for more than 500 colour combinations, this comprehensive guide is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair.

This convenient guide details three simple steps to mix virtually any skin tone:

  1. Match a palette of skin tones from this book to your portrait subject.
  2. Create the Master Skin Tone Recipe for this palette using the Colour Mixing Grid to measure each paint colour.
  3. Follow the recipes to create all the skin tones you'll need to complete your portrait—from light values to shadows.

Also featured:

  • Colour theory
  • Tinting, toning, and shading
  • Graying skin tones naturally
  • Identifying facial planes
  • Mouth, nose, and ear colour tones
  • Eye and hair colour tones
  • Watercolour skin tone recipes

With recipes for more than 500 colour combinationsColour Mixing Recipes for Portraits is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair.