Many will remember from school lessons of drawing that purple is a secondary color, so to get it you can use two primary colors red and blue. Take a brush and some red paint and put it on the palette. Then, do not forget to carefully rinse the brush in the water, grab the blue paint. Paint need to take in about equal proportions, only slightly modifying them, or if one of the colors will be much more the color will vary from dark purple to crimson.
If you want to get light purple, pink take dye, put it on the palette, and then add blue and mix thoroughly. Apply a few strokes on the canvas, perhaps that this shade suits you perfectly.
To get the purple color, you can go the other way. Take purple paint and mix it with white, not forgetting to rinse the brush, so as not to spoil the entire tube. Varying the amount of white paint, you can get the purple color of varying intensity.
In principle, any color belonging to the blue color of the pigments when mixed with cool red gives purple. If you are seriously engaged in painting, certainly you have not only the packaging gouache of six colors. Therefore, to obtain you necessary purple, mix red cobalt, ultramarine, cerulean blue, phthalocyanine blue. Adding to the palette a little white paint and mix thoroughly, you can lighten your final color.
Mix the black paint with any cool red color. This may be a phthalocyanine or alizarin red. In the result you will get muted purple color. It will be more dull and not as chromatic as the pure pigment, but nevertheless, you will get exactly purple.
Advice 2 : How to make lilac color
Masters of painting were famous not only for his ability to realistically portray objects and images, but also the talent to create new shades of colors, mixing paint in different proportions.
You will need
- - gouache;
- - watercolor;
- - brush;
- - pure water.
The lilac color is created on the basis of purple by adding to it different shades of colors and tones. In fact, lilac is the unsaturated, pale purple. So if you write watercolor, to create a purple color, if purple liberally diluted with clean water. To create a more vivid purple in addition, use diluted blue watercolor.
Shades of lilac, you can create and use the purple gouache. Take a jar of purple paint or create this color themselves, mixing red with blue. Dilute purple white to get a cool lilac color. Mix purple color with light grey, if you need a rich metallic shade of lilac.
If you want to write still life with delicate lilac flowers, you need to use a greater variety of colors. Warm soft lilac get when mixing pink and blue colors. Play with the shades using pink instead of crimson, or a bright Indigo instead of blue. If in certain places your work is received purple is diluted with yellow, it will add a brightness and summer mood to still life.
Try to create soft transitions of color from the flower to the leaves, adding a little purple to pure green.
The more complex the color, the picture looks more picturesque. If you already have the skills of mixing colors, create a lilac by any combination of shades. Prepare your palette for the two colors: purple and pink. For purple, pick up the proportion of the red and blue colors, pink – red and white (or gray, if you want to get more dark, thick purple). If you like both of the obtained color, mix them on a clean area of the palette, adding a bit of white. After this, apply purple to the received picture.