Day 15 of my acrylic pouring color theory series is an example of how to incorporate a few different high contrast colors into a piece. If you love color and have some accent colors going on in your space, this would be an awesome way to incorporate them in a fun way!
If you would like to follow along with my 30-day acrylic pouring color theory video series, grab your very own color wheel and color scheme guides printable below and some paint!
Color of the Day:
- Tetrad – Yellow, Violet, Blue-green, Red-orange
- Wreck a Ring Pour
All of the colors I used were mixed from the paint colors below. (Blue and magenta for violet, blue and green (yellow and blue) for blue-green, red and orange (red and yellow) for red-orange)
I used magenta for my violet hues because I think it makes a less muddy color because there isn’t a yellow undertone to it as there is with red. So if you ever want to make a very vivid violet color, go with magenta. I have found that I actually prefer the Liquitex Basics Quinacridone Magenta to the Artist’s Loft Brilliant Magenta.
- Artist’s Loft Brilliant Yellow
- Artist’s Loft Deep Red
- Artist’s Loft Brilliant Blue
- Artist’s Loft Brilliant Magenta
- Basics Titanium White
- 8in x 10in canvas
- Rustoleum American Accents Gloss Clear (1 thin coat)
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