Create the color gold by mixing 100 parts yellow, 3 parts magenta and 1 part blue. Gold is commonly represented in art by the color yellow or by the color with a bit of orange or brown mixed in.
The signature shininess of gold is actually a property of the metal and not color; it is not possible to achieve a metallic sheen by mixing colors. In order to achieve a metallic look, it is necessary to mix in an additive, such as gold powder. The colors achieved by these pairings do not as closely resemble gold as the aforementioned mixture, but they do successfully convey the idea of gold.Learn More
When working with watercolors or similar types of dye or paint, mixing primary colors allows painters to create specific shades not included in the paint kit. Mixing blue and green paint together creates any shade of aqua desired.Full Answer >
Although fuchsia appears to be a purplish red color, it's actually created digitally in the RGB color model by blending blue and red equally at their maximum possible intensity. This form of fuchsia is created for television and computer screens.Full Answer >
Based on the color wheel, the combination of red and blue creates the color purple. On the color wheel, however, purple is referred to as "violet."Full Answer >
The simplest way to make dark brown is to mix orange with a little black. To control the shade, mix white or black into the mixture.Full Answer >