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Grab Our Free Set of 12 Handy Colour Charts & Reference Guides That Will Save You Paint, Paper and Hours of Experimenting!

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MIXING GREENS

A colour reference chart of 25 greens and their tints mixed from 10 very common yellows and blues.

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This is a great little resource for any watercolour painter. I think both beginners and more experienced watercolourists will find it really useful and I especially liked the list of primary colours listed by their colour bias - very helpful ~ Anna, Netherlands

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Hi, I’m Bob Davies - an art teacher and the co-founder of ArtTutor.com. I deliver many of the video lessons you'll find on ArtTutor and I also run the site's blog. I hope you find these cheat sheets useful and I hope it helps you on your journey to discovering a wonderful pastime that will last you a life time!

A colour reference chart of 25 greys and their tints mixed from 10 very common blues, reds and earth tones.

 MIXING GREYS

MIXING SKIN TONES

A simple visual guide to the most effective skin tone mixes (from colours you probably already have) as used by ArtTutor watercolour portraits tutors. 
A list of 56 of the most popular reds, blues and yellows in watercolours and their bias. With this reference chart and a simple rule (also in the guide) you'll be able to mix the colour you want much more consistently. 

COLOUR BIAS OF PRIMARIES

MAKE YOUR OWN PERSONALISED COLOUR CHART

Here's how to create a really useful reference chart without going out and buying more paints.
Just starting out with watercolours? Want to get back to fundamentals and watch your paintings improve? Then stick to one of these limited palettes of just 6 colours.  

LIMITED PALETTE SUGGESTIONS

WATERCOLOUR BRUSH MARKS

A quick visual guide to the marks you can achieve with 4 common watercolour brush shapes.
Just as you can improve your paintings with fewer colours, mastering just 5 or 6 brushes can significantly speed up the improvement curve, and save you money.

LIMITED BRUSH SET

WATERCOLOUR PAPER GUIDE

A reminder of the surfaces, weights and format of watercolour paper and what each is best for. 
A step-by-step illustrated guide for anyone who's not sure how to go about doing this (plus when you should and shouldn't need to stretch your paper).

HOW TO STRETCH WATERCOLOUR PAPER

COLOUR MIXING TERMS

Not sure of the difference between a tint and a shade? This short glossary of the most common colour mixing terms will make things clear.
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TRANSPARENT & OPAQUE COLOURS

This varies between manufacturer but this reference list of 38 of the most common colours tells whether they are generally considered opaque, transparent, semi-opaque or semi-tansparent.