Do you know how to mix your colors? Of course you can buy ready made tubes, and it’s fine too! But knowing how to mix your exact color is really cool!
I’ve always been told that with primary colors you can mix pretty much any color (almost I would say) being red, yellow, blue and white.
The truth is that depending on your primaries you’ll get very different color palettes.
This is a palette I discovered recently: Titanium white, lemon yellow, opera pink and Payne’s grey, which is a blue grey actually, so it will make the primary blue here. As you see, I’m not married to a particular brand!
Let’s see what kind of colors we can mix with these
This is in a random order, I was just filling my little samples when painting, so some are quite thin and transparent. I just wanted to show you the range of colors you can get! Some are very unexpected like greens
A painting made with these primaries, except for the background, I placed a wash of watercolor blue under my pure Payne’s Grey
This is now my favorite color palette, so versatile!