New & Easy Color Mixing for Painters - in Acrylic & Oil - Simpliv

Professional painter and best selling author shares her secrets for easy and quick color mixing.

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Offer ends 31 March 2021
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Online, self-paced
2 hours
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Lifetime access
No formal qualification
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  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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About this Course

Train your eye to see and match color perfectly - 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 and inorganic pigments – 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: painters, photographers, sculptors, digital designers, interior designers and hobbyists. After taking this course you will mix color with confidence; learn 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.


What you will learn

  • Achieve color expertise! Improve your ability to see and understand color. Learn to mix and match colors with confidence

This course will cover the following Curriculum:

New & Easy Color Mixing for Painters - in Acrylic & Oil

  • Lecture 1 - Introduction and Welcome
  • Lecture 2 - Materials and Preparing Your Color Palette
  • Lecture 3 - Mixing Purples – And Secondary Colors
  • Lecture 4 - Mixing Reds - And Primary Colors
  • Lecture 5 – Mixing Neutral Colors
  • Lecture 6 - More Tips on Color

Who is this course for?

Any artist: painter, hobbyist, photographer, sculptor, faux finisher, interior designer or decorator will all benefit from a clear understanding of color, regardless of medium or style. This course gives thorough and easy-to-understand color concepts for any level of art experience.


No previous experience with paints or painting is required. You will need some basic painting supplies, such as eight basic paint colors (in any medium including oil, acrylic, watercolor); a mixing knife, paper towels, mixing palette and a water container. There are a few other inexpensive general items you may need. More on materials are explained in the first course lecture – preview this for free

Career path

Generally, only the most talented painters are able to earn an acceptable salary with their works. In fact, many painters must seek additional employment in order to supplement the income from their paintings. It is possible for some successful painters to make a living from their passion, however. The average annual salary for fine artists, including painters, was around $62,650.


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