Paint & Colour Mixing; A Practical Handbook for Painters, Decorators and All Who Have to Mix Colours, Containing Many Samples of Oil and Water Paints of Various Colours, Including the Principal Graining Grounds, and Upwards of 500

Paint & Colour Mixing; A Practical Handbook for Painters, Decorators and All Who Have to Mix Colours, Containing Many Samples of Oil and Water Paints of Various Colours, Including the Principal Graining Grounds, and Upwards of 500

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Chocolate.--Five parts of burnt sienna and one part of carmine or lake give a rich chocolate. A less expensive colour is obtained by mixing Indian red and lamp black with a little yellow ochre. A touch of vermilion will clear and brighten this mixture. Another way to produce chocolate is to mix twenty parts of black with three parts of red, but this gives a more or less muddy shade. Cinnamon.--Six parts white lead, two parts burnt sienna, and one part of golden ochre make a good cinnamon; or French ochre, English Indian red and a little lamp black will produce the same colour. Another way is to mix Italian sienna and burnt umber. Clay Drab.--Mix equal parts of white lead, raw umber and raw sienna, and add a little chrome if desired. Some painters prefer to add a little medium chrome yellow.. Cocoa-nut Brown.--This shade may be obtained by mixing one part of white lead with double the quantity of burnt umber. Coffee.--To produce this colour mix together. five parts of burnt umber, two parts of yellow ochre and one part of buint sienna. Copper.--Tint zinc white with French ochre, Italian sienna and lamp black to obtain the shade.v shown in the sample. A very good copper shade is obtained by mixing two parts of medium chrome yellow, one part of Venetian red, and one part of drop black or two parts of lamp black, three parts of medium chrome yellow and six parts of Venetian red. Cork Colour.--Tint white lead with French ochre, Indian red and a little lamp black, or with raw Italian sienna and burnt umber. Dark Drab.--French grey, Indian red and lamp black added to white lead give this colour. Dark Lava.--Mix French ochre, Indian red and lamp black, and lighten with white lead. Dark Oak.--Add French ochre and Venetian red to white lead as a...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796896
  • 9781236796899
  • 2,256,243