Primary and Secondary colours are rarely used straight from the paint tube.
Throughout your painting you will find you are constantly modifying your colours, greying their intensity to create paintings that are harmonies.
All colours are made from the primary colours.
Red – Yellow – Blue
These are mixed from primary colours.
Orange – Green – Purple
These colours are the steps between Primary and Secondary colours.
Red (Primary) Red Orange – Orange (Secondary) Yellow Orange – Yellow (Primary)
Look on the colour wheel to see the Primary – Secondary – Primary colours.
Reds, Oranges and Yellows
Greens, Blues and Violets.