Fall Storm Bands

“Fall Storm Bands”, 4 x 6″, oils, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson

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!

Mixing Whites

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.

How To See & Catch The Light: 7 Steps To Confidently Paint Light and Shadows With Color

You’re invited to an special free workshop I’m hosting where I’ll share the 7 step process I use to see and paint light and shadows - without chasing the light, stressing over the composition, or making a dull muddy mess with color.. If you missed this earlier now’s the time to save your seat. You can learn more here and find a time that fits your schedule.