MIXING PRIMARY COLORS The Color Wheel Chart

MIXING PRIMARY COLORS

The Color Wheel Chart

DESCRIPTIVE:  Color mixing for primary colors and easy mixing colors how to mix paints and mixing paint colors guide.  RGB colors on the color wheel chart and color mixing wheel.

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PRIMARY COLORS
AND COLOR MIXING

Mixing Primary Colors

primary color wheel
Easy how to mix paints, colors and the mixing paint colors guide. RGB colors on the color wheel chart and color mixing wheel.

HOW TO MIX PAINTS

Mixing colors and easy mixing colors how to mix paints and mixing paint colors guide. RGB colors on the color wheel chart and color mixing wheel. Shading

  • Add black to any color you want to make darker or deeper.
  • When you add black the process is called changing the shade. The color red is changed to the shade of maroon when black is added.
  • When you add a lot of black the color will disappear.

Tinting

When color mixing to make any hue lighter: Add white to any color you want to make lighter. When you add white the process is called tinting. The color baby blue is white with a tint of blue added. The more white you add the lighter the tint will be.

SECONDARY COLORS

The three secondary colors, which are green, violet, and orange can be created by color mixing. Two colors that are primary will create a secondary color.

  • Green is located between yellow and blue.
  • Violet is located between blue and red.
  • Orange is located between red and yellow. .

TERTIARY COLORS

There are six other colors that are created through the mixing colors process. They are called Tertiary Colors. When you mix a color that is primary, and a secondary color, you get a tertiary color.

  • Red and orange creates red-orange.
  • Orange and yellow creates yellow-orange.
  • Yellow and green creates yellow-green.
  • Green and blue creates blue-green.
  • Blue and violet creates blue-violet.
  • Violet and red creates red-violet.

NEUTRAL COLORS

Black, gray, and white are not located on the color wheel. They are the neutral colors considered to be without color, and called achromatic color.

 

 

 

 

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