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Watercolor Technique For Testing Colors By Making A Color Grid

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Laying some stripes

Try to mix each color to about 50% of it’s hue strength.

Starting with my lightest yellow I painted a full stripe of color down the paper in an even tone. I used a #10 round red sable, but you can use what works best for you.

Following the rainbow of the palette I chose for this grid, I painted through the reds to blues to greens, completeing the first row of color bars.

I let the piece dry thoroughly before…