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TRIDENT

COLOR MIXING GUIDE


This guide is intended to help you mix the main and most popular colors on the artists pallet. Please note that there are notes and tips on some of the more extreme formulations to make it practical and easier for you. If there are any colors or formulations you would like to see, please let us know and we will see what we can do.
Swatch Color Drops 4 drops TRU Yellow 16 drops TRU Blue Percentage 20% Yellow 80% Blue Practical Mixing Tips/Notes

COOL primaries
Cool Blue Cool Red

19 drops TRU Red 1 drop TRU Violet

95% Red 5% Violet

Cool Yellow

19 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop Cadmium Yellow (see mixture below)

WARM primaries

Warm Blue

95% Yellow 5% Cadmium Yellow 99.9% Yellow 0.01% Blue

10 drops TRU Blue 50% Blue 10 drops TRU Violet 50% Violet

Warm Red

29 drops TRU Yellow 21 drops TRU Red

58% Yellow 42% Red 0.25% Red 99.75% Yellow

To mix colors like this or even lighter, it is suggested to mix a decent quantity of Benzimida Orange (Light Orange), then use a tiny drop or more of that in yellow to get your lightest oranges. TRIDENT colors can be added to the Transparent Base to make Transparent colors. Transparent color show up over light surfaces and colors but are invisible over dark backgrounds Most colors will give the highest transparency, however certain colors such as TRU White and TRU Flesh which have high concentrations of opaque pigment will only become translucent, not transparent such as yellow, red, blue, violet, green orange and so on.

Warm Yellow

To make Transparent / Candy / Glaze

Transparent Colors

Add 30% of TRIDENT color to 70% of TRIDENT Transparent Base (Neutral) Reduce as required

Swatch

Color

Drops

Oranges

Percentage Practical Mixing Tips/Notes

Benzimida Orange (Light Orange)

49 Drops TRU Yellow 1 Drop TRU Red

98% Yellow 2% Red

Cadmium Orange (Mid-Orange) Pyrrole Orange (Moly/Burnt Orange) Naphthol Scarlet (Deep Orange-Red)

19 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop TRU Red

95% Yellow 5% Red

18 drops TRU Yellow 2 drops TRU Red

90% Yellow 10 % Red

15 drops TRU Yellow 5 drops TRU Red

80% Yellow 20% Red

Greens

Color Cadmium Lemon (light Lime)

Drops 999 drops Phthalo Green 1 drop TRU Blue

Percentage 99.9% Yellow .01% Blue

Phthalo Yellow Green (Slime Green)

99 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop TRU Blue

99% Yellow 1% Blue

To mix colors like this or even lighter, it is suggested to mix a decent quantity of Cadmium Orange for your color library then use a drop or more of that in yellow to get your lightest oranges. Practical Mixing Tips/Notes To mix colors like this or even lighter, it is suggested to mix a decent quantity of Phthalo Green or Permanent Green Light for your color library then use a tiny drop or more of that in TRU yellow to get your lightest greens.

Permanent Green Light (Grass Green) Permanent Green (mid-Green)

50 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop TRU Blue

98% Yellow 2% Blue

19 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop TRU Blue

Deep Green Dark Green Phthalo Terquoise Purples 10 drops TRU Blue 10 drops TRU Yellow 16 drops TRU Yellow 4 drops TRU Blue 18 drops TRU Yellow 2 drops TRU Blue

95% Yellow 5% Blue 90% Yellow 10% Blue 80% Yellow 20% Blue 50% Blue 50% Yellow The Trident range comes with a beautiful TRU Violet (which is a dioxazine Violet on the artists color palette). Though here are a few formulas for mixing rich variations.

Dark Cobalt Blue

10 drops TRU Violet 10 drops TRU Blue

50% Violet 50% Blue

Thioindigo Violet (Violet- Red) Quinacridone Violet (Red-Violet)

10 drops TRU Violet 10 drops TRU Red 15 drops TRU Red 5 drops TRU Violet

50% Violet 50% Red 75% Red 25% Violet

Swatch

Color Drops Percentage Practical Mixing Tips/Notes These flesh tones are a broad stroke pallet of the most common and popular flesh tone colors. Of course any color desired can be mixed.

FLESH TONES

Blush Flesh

19 drops TRU FLESH 1 drop TRU Brown 35 drops TRU Flesh 13 drops TRU Yellow 1 drops TRU Red 1 drops TRU Yellow 15 drops TRU Flesh 5 drops TRU brown 10 drops TRU Flesh 9 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop TRU Brown

95% Flesh 5% Brown

Peach Flesh

70% Flesh 26% Yellow 2% Red 2% Yellow 75% Flesh 25% Brown 50% Flesh 45% Yellow 5% Brown

Benzimida Maroon Gold Ochre (Golden Yellow)

Dark Raw Sienna (Deep Straw) Grey Brown

10 drops TRU Flesh 9 drops TRU Yellow 1 drop TRU Brown 1 drop TRU Violet 60% TRU Flesh 35% TRU Brown 5% TRU Black 35 drops TRU Flesh 60 drops TRU Brown 5 drops TRU Black 85 drops TRU Brown 15 drops TRU Black

58% Flesh 42% Yellow 5% Brown 5% Violet 60% Flesh 35% Brown 5% Black 35% Flesh 60% Brown 5% Black 85% Brown 15% Black

Chocolate Brown

Dark Chocolate

Swatch

Color

Drops

Percentage

Grey Scales
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