1. Find a picture of which you think the colors are beautiful. The image can be a photograph, a painting or an object. To begin choose something with not too many colors.
2. Try to identify the four or five main colors from the image.
3. Copy these colors by mixing paint in the right color. Try to approach the chosen colors. With this paractise you will learn a lot. And making mistakes is good, because you even learn more.
Mixing colors is like cooking. The ingredients are known, but knowing the right amount and apply, it is difficult. In the next post I will talk about these ingredients, colors, which are the basis and why. With this game you learn two things: – How to make colors, – What color combinations are interesting. Enjoy it!
Photo, painting and illustration: Ángeles Nieto