Tuesday, March 5, 2013
mix oil to match pastel
1. I sampled pastels I used in the color study by applying a swatch on a Viva paper towel. Then, I referred to my Richard Schmid color charts.
2. I mixed oil paint on my palette until I felt it matched the color used in the pastel. In this case, the Schmincke yellow matches the color on the chart made of Cadmium Yellow Light, Cad Red and White.
I could have used trial and error to mix the yellow but this is the reason I spent days making the color charts. Very helpful!