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Color Wheel Art | Wall Decor

Americana® Acrylics

Color Wheel Art | Wall Decor
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Color Wheel Art | Wall Decor

Color Wheel Art | Wall Decor

designed by PLA Schneider

Create your own color wheel for your creative space with Americana Acrylics!

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bright Orange (DA228)
  • Bright Yellow (DA227)
  • Dioxazine Purple (DA101)
  • Festive Green (DA230)
  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)
  • True Blue (DAO36)
  • True Red (DA129)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • frame (square - size of choice)
  • medium flat brush
  • print out (Color Wheel Template - size of choice)
  • carbon paper or transfer paper
  • square canvas (size of your choice)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: For best results be sure to thoroughly rinse your paint brush between colors.

  1. Gather your supplies.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Print out the color wheel pattern and use carbon paper or transfer paper and trace with a pen/pencil onto your canvas.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Start the color wheel with the three primary colors beginning with True Red. Use a flat brush to paint the top section. Create the next tint by adding a touch of white and paint the next section. Continue adding white to make lighter tints until you've reached the center circle of the color wheel.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Continue the same process with the next two primary colors, Bright Yellow and True Blue.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Continue the same process with the three secondary colors, Bright Orange, Festive Green, and Dioxazine Purple.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Mix these colors at a 1: to 1: ratio to create the tertiary colors. RED-ORANGE (True Red and Bright Orange) YELLOW-ORANGE (Bright Yellow and Bright Orange) YELLOW-GREEN (Bright Yellow and Festive Green) BLUE-GREEN (True Blue and Festive Green) BLUE-VIOLET (True Blue and Dioxazine Purple) RED VIOLET (True Red and Dioxazine Purple). Continue the same process from previous steps with these mixes to complete the color wheel.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Complete the color wheel by adding the color names with a black permanent marker.
    Step 6 Example