Color Mixing for Landscape Painting
“How do I mix whites for clouds?”
It’s such a great question and one that all of us think we know the answer to right away. Because clouds are white, right!?!
Not so fast there!
Clouds are actually almost never pure white. They’re almost always catching a little light or in a slight shadow. So you have to mix several light ALMOST whites to capture more of what we actually see instead of what we think we see.
In the video below, I walk you through some of my favorite tube whites, and then show you how to mix those warm and cool whites.
So remember, clouds are actually almost never pure white.
And sometimes, they’re not even that light!
I’d love to hear some of your some of your insights or challenges in mixing color for landscape painting. You can drop them into the comments below.
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