Description

Colors in KIT:

African Jade Pale green-blue in a -green pearl
Apple Blossom Pale pink in a lilac-red pearl
Autumn Leaf Burnt Orange-brown in a Red-Gold pearl
Black Emerald Antique green-black in a green pearl
Blue Bayou Brilliant Water Blue in a blue pearl.
Blue Flame Rich blue within a violet-blue pearl
Blue Ice Cool blue in a “sugar-white” pearl
Bolivian Blue Deep Teal blue in a green-blue pearl
Burnt Umber Smokey brown in a copper-bronze pearl
Celadon Light melon green in a green pearl
Cinnamon Brown Sheer red-brown skin to in an oyster-copper pearl
Cool Water Light ocean blue in a blue pearl
Coral Berry Luscious coral-pink in a lilac pearl
Cranberry Red-violet merlot in a violet-red pearl
Dragonfly Wing Honey-brown in a green-bronze-gold pearl
Emerald Emerald-green in a green pearl
Evening Primrose Blue-violet in a blue-violet pearl
Fern Medium fern green in a green pearl
Fuzzy Peach Medium peach in a red-violet pearl
Ginger Flower Hot-red-violet in a lilac pearl
Ginger Peach Burnt yellow-orange in a gold-copper pearl
Guatemalan Green Luminous green-teal in a green-blue pearl
Hopeful Honeysuckle Peachy-pink in a red-lilac crystal
Hot Cinnamon Fire engine red in a red-pearl
Jasmine Hot pink in a violet-red pearl
Key Lime Brilliant lime in a green-gold pearl
Kiwi Bright green-yellow in a green pearl
Lemon Drop Vibrant yellow in a green pearl
Love Struck Deep Blood Red in red pearl
Majestic Blue Vibrant blue in a blue-pearl
Mango Freeze Canary yellow-orange in a red pearl
Mediterranean Blue Light blue in a green-blue pearl
Moss Green Earthy green-yellow in green pearl
Mystic Blue Deep blue-green in blue pearl with glints of lilac
Nutmeg Spicy brown-red in a merlot-copper-gold pearl
Ocean Wave Medium cyan blue in blue pearl
Olive Vine Earthy green-brown in a gold-red-bronze pearl
Orange Peel Bright orange in a gold-red pearl
Periwinkle Pale blue-violet in a  blue-violet pearl
Persimmon Bright orange-red in antique gold pearl
Pink Anthurium Warm pink-violet in a violet pearl
Pink Azalea Medium pink in a violet – red-pearl
Plumeria Brilliant pink-violet in violet-pearl
Poppy Red Warm red in golden red -pearl
Pretty Peridot Chartreuse green in a green-gold pearl
Rich Cobalt Deep blue in blue-violet pearl
Rose Gold Antique pink-gold in red-pearl
Royal Orchid Warm lilac in red-violet pearl
Sky Blue Bright blue-green in blue pearl
Snapdragon Regal violet in a lilac pearl
Spanish Moss Moss green with green pearl-crystals
Spiced Pumpkin Antique red-orange in a gold pearl
Stargazer Lustrous blue-violet in a green pearl
Sunburst Brilliant high yellow in a gold pearl
Sunflower Golden-yellow in antique gold pearl
Teal Zircon Bright blue-green in blue-green pearl
Wine & Roses Deep red-lilac wine in a violet-red pearl
Winter-mist Gray Semi-opaque gray in oyster-pearl
Wisteria Light lavender in green-pearl
Yellow Rose Medium yellow-orange in a red-gold pearl

Product description:

Primary Elements Arte-Pigments (PE) are Translucent hand milled Arte-Pigments mixed with mica and other minerals. Primary Elements are sold as a dry paint pigment.

Clean up with soap and water and dissolve in any WATER soluble mediums, Acrylic mediums, Gel Medium, water-soluble varnish, Polyurethane OR gum binders.

In the Video the Primary Elements Arte-pigments were mixed in the Vivid Clear Acrylic Enamel- available at www.colourarte.com  All ColourArte products are hand mixed and poured in the USA

SUBJECT: Mixing your paint

Extra Step: When using Primary Elements Arte-Pigments you have a special step- 1/2 tsp dry Pigments mix with 1 oz.  (2 tablespoons) acrylic medium -mix WELL in 4 oz. salsa cup, I use the Vivid Clear acrylic Enamel I like how it looks and dries to a gloss magnifying the brilliance of the pigments.  Mix pigments in well till they totally dissolve.

 

Pouring medium:  There are many who eyeball and others who measure and weigh their ingredients:

20-25% pouring medium need to be mixed in BEFORE the water. YOU goal is to BOND your additive and acrylic base together into one smooth base. MIX well until they are smooth.

 

Water: What is not a specific science is a precise measurement of water.

Each acrylic base has a unique threshold (varying from manufacture to manufacture) of how much water it can accept before the  acrylic adhesion is compromised and “ crazing” occurs – ( WHICH IS WHY many artists use pouring  medium as insurance.)

Each Pigment also has a unique threshold and speed in which the color accepts water.

It is ALWAYS best to add your water slowly (add a tsp or less of water at a time). WHY? The pigments build, swell and accept the water at their own pace, there is NO rushing this process.  Even if you know precisely how much water should go into a color you’ve mixed a dozen times, THERE is NO CUTTING corners of this part of the paint mixing. DO NOT make the mistake of dumping in all the water at once, you will have to mix and mix, and risk it still will not come out right.

 

Yes, the mixing is the tedious part but It can be relaxing and you eventually will learn the feel of the paint and know when it is the right consistency.

Which is the KEY to your success?

  • Too thick-Paint will drop of the stick in clumps OR paint flow “breaks” and then starts again.
  • TOO thin- its runs off stick like water
  • Perfect Flows evenly like a heavy cream off the popsicle stick

 

Silicone: WD 40 Specialist Water Resistance silicone

Once you have a perfect consistency you can add a couple shots Silicone or Dimethicone.

Silicone Mixed in all colors BUT Black