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By Nancy Reyner, Professional Fine Art Painter

New & Easy Color Mixing - for Acrylic & Oil Painters

Language: English [CC: English]
All Levels

Course description

Match color perfectly! Train your eye without boring color wheels!

Learn color mixing in a whole new way with this eye-opening color course! Professional painter and best selling author shares her secrets for easy and quick color mixing. Mix color to perfection immediately while painting, without having to stop to check color wheels. Learn the difference between organic (modern colors) and inorganic (mineral colors) – and why they matter so much in color mixing. This course can be used for any painting style or medium, and benefits all arts disciplines where color is important: painters, photographers, sculptors, digital designers, interior designers and hobbyists. After taking this course you will mix color with confidence; know how to set up a palette for a wide range of color accessibility; and gain full understanding of basic color theory. This course provides optimal practice matching colors one step at a time. Along the way, you’ll learn shortcuts, helpful tips and tricks, including advice on how to develop and customize your color palette for painting. This course will greatly improve how you see and use color.

Course overview - 6

  • Lecture 1 Introduction to Color

  • Lecture 2 Materials & Preparing Your Color Palette

  • Lecture 3 Mixing Purples – And All Secondary Colors

  • Lecture 4 Mixing Reds – And All Primary Colors

  • Lecture 5 – Mixing Neutral Colors

  • Lecture 6 - More Tips on Color

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Meet your instructor

Nancy Reyner
Nancy ReynerProfessional Fine Art Painter
Nancy Reyner loves to paint and is equally passionate about assisting other artists. A professional artist and art instructor for over 30 years, Nancy received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Columbia University. She believes anyone can paint - and paint well! Nancy authored four top selling painting books with North Light Books, and appeared on television for HGTV’s “That’s Clever”. While she has extensive training as a Certified Working Artist for Golden Artist Colors, she has expertise in a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. Nancy currently lives and paints in Santa Fe, NM.