For starter palette you need 10 colors. This palette only has three tube colors a red a blue and a yellow the three primary colors plus white.
If you really want to get started with colour below i ve listed a basic acrylic colour palette that will help you achieve the next level in your painting.
Basic color palette for acrylic painting. In this class you will learn. Explore a new composition using a reference photo 5. Some acrylic paints get darker after they dry so it might take a little while for you to experiment with that test your materials out and get used to them to predict the result with a hundred percent accuracy.
Cadmium red cadmium red is a yellowish warm red and relatively opaque. Phthalo blue is an intense extremely versatile blue. It s perfect for all painting techniques including underpainting and sketching.
This article discusses the basics of acrylic painting color mixing and other aspects of the artist s palette for the beginner. 2 achromatic colors ivory black and titanium white and 8 chromatic colors cadmium yellow medium lemon yellow naphthol crimson alizarin crimson phthalo blue ultramarine burnt umber and phthalo green. This medium viscosity paint is made with lightfast artist quality pigments in an expanded choice of 72 colors.
Suggestions are given for those starting out with limited resources in order to get started and to have fun with basic suggestions gleaned from the practicing artist. To create 90 of the colours you will need for realistic painting use the following. In our experience the blick clear acrylic palette proved to be a very well rounded option for those looking for a simple no frills palette.
How to create a mixed media painting. The best palettes for acrylic are glass porcelain and plastic ones because they don t absorb any paint and are very easy to wash. How to paint an abstract landscape.
The colours listed below make up a good basic palette and you should be able to mix all the colours you need. Learn the basics for beginners. What acrylic colours should i buy to start with.
Starting with the design the traditional c shape of the palette brings back memories of old wooden palettes to mind. Some manufacturers also sell a mixing white which is usually the cheapest and as the name suggests formulated to blend well with other colors. Basics is for all creatives.
From these three basic colors you can create a great range of color mixes greens purples and oranges the three secondary colors so you can match colors in nature as well as other subjects such as still life objects. Titanium white is an opaque bright white with a strong tinting power meaning a little goes a long way. How to paint using a limited color palette this class 4.