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How to mix colors

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How to Mix Colors this article is reprinted with permission from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit Have you ever mixed red and blue paint only to find you have “mud” instead of purple? Want to know how to create any color you may need for an art project? Now it’s… Read more »

Resin Troubleshooting

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Resin Troubleshooting – Problems with resin jewelry making If you have worked with resin long enough, you will find it can be challenging (and sometimes not in a good way!).  Here are a few of some commonly occuring problems with working in resin and some fixes: 1.  “Water stains” on embedded items.  This is when… Read more »

Color Theory Part Four

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Color Theory – Part 4 Knowing the basics of color allows you to design and create pieces to send the exact message you intend with your product.  Whether it’s fashion, home décor, accessories or even jewelry, it is important to know the meaning of the color scheme you select.   The chart above provides a… Read more »

Color Theory Part Three

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Color Theory – Part 3 You understand the properties of the color wheel and its basic components:  primary colors, secondary colors and tertiary colors.  These colors are the basis from which all other colors are derived and are important to understand in order to make sure you mix and match them in your designs. We’ve… Read more »

Color Theory Part Two

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Harmony in color is important for two reasons 1.) it is pleasing to the eye and 2.) it conveys a sense of balance.  Balance is necessary in harmony because you have hues that compliment, attract and give a sense of completeness.  Let’s explore the basic definitions first. First, remember the basic color wheel: Complimentary colors… Read more »

Color Theory Part One

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Color Theory – Part 1   Could you imagine a world without color?  As humans, our eyes can distinguish millions of colors.  Our brain’s capacity for color is the most advanced in the natural world.  Although we are not born with the ability to see all colors, as we grow and learn about our surroundings,… Read more »