How I Painted Dainty Bess: How I Mixed the Pinks

No Doubt About It. . Mixing Pink Paint Is A Chore!

For  the flower part of Dainty  Bess, I used the following of the Golden Heavy Body Acrylics from the charts above:

1.Quinacridone Red

2. Quinacridone Magenta

3′ Quinacridone Violet

4. Ultramarine Violet

5.  Cerulean Blue Chromium

6. Cobalt Blue

7. A Tiny Tad of Light Magenta

8. Cadmium Yellow Light

9.. Cadmium Yellow Medium

10. Cadmium Orange

11. Titanium White

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For  the leaf part of Dainty  Bess, I used the following of the Golden Heavy Body Acrylics from the charts above:

1.  Cadmium Yellow Light

2. Cadmium Yellow Medium

3. Phthalo Blue Green Shade

4. Light Green. Just a Tad

5. Sap Green. Just a Tad

6 Alizarin Crimson. Just a Tad

For  the bit of background I used:

1. Cerulean Blue Chromium

2. Cobalt Blue

3. Titanium White. And some hints of green and yellow that were still on my unscrubbed brush.

An interesting thing is that before I apply any acrylic paint, I lay in the colors with Winsor Newton Drawing Ink.

The above image show how the painting looked after the inks and  before the acrylics were added.

I used the following inks; 

1. Canary Yellow

2. Scarlet

3. Violet

4. Blue

5. Apple Green

6. Emera