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Mixing Colours and Keeping your Work Space Clean

Keep your Work Space Clean. by Ron Gribble    Follow us on Pinterest , Facebook , Twitter , Goggle Plus and Flipboard .      Not only clean, but organised also. If you cannot control the colour while it is on your pallet, how can you hope to control it on your painting??  If you are not organised you will get frustrated, and rush it. Near enough is not good enough, and never will be. Below is my studio pallet set up on glass. There are some points below that will help you to achieve nice clean colours;  A simple idea but it works so well. Never mix colours with a brush. There is no quicker way to lose control of a colour. Note the Pallet Trowel that I use above. This does not have your knuckles receiving as much paint as the brush does. Clean your pallet off regularly, you cannot be too fussy. When you switch to light colours, clean it off again. If you are painting outside ( Pleine Aire ) then you should be making sure that the wind does not destroy your ability to