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The Great Tertiary Color Debate

The Great Tertiary Color Debate

The internet…. that great supplier of information at your fingertips, making it fast and easy to find answers and share them with the world! But what if those answers being shared are incorrect??  Vladimir Lenin once said, “A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” (Hmmmm….. did Lenin really say that, or has it just been credited […]

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Color Wheel with Primary, Secondary, Intermediate and Tertiary Colors

Create Your Own Color Wheel

Why purchase pre-mixed paint colors when students can learn to mix their own colors for more variety and more interesting results?  Making a color wheel teaches students how to mix the colors they want while learning the basics of color theory! For a printable 7 page pdf of this project (including my color wheel template), […]

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Painting Great Greens!

Green is a color that students often take for granted.  When painting greens, many will default to just using the green in their paint set.  This results in paintings that lack depth and interest.  With some basic color mixing instruction, kids can paint a variety of greens and greatly improve their paintings at the same […]

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Create Your Own Color Wheel

Nothing teaches you as much about color mixing as creating your own color wheel! Here’s some helpful vocabulary and directions for creating a color wheel of your own: Primary colors – red, yellow and blue (colors that cannot be created by mixing other colors) Secondary colors – orange, green and violet (colors that are created […]

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