venice13aTrying to mix lovely soft yellows can be, well, trying, to say the least!  While I was aiming for that second color from the left, I didn't realize that my printout was a little more magenta than this image is, so the colors are going to look a little skewed.  If I had it to do again, I think I would have mixed Cad Yellow, White and  a touch of Rhino Grey. (maybe????)

Here is the mix palette I came up with for this color.  This photo still looks a little more magenta than the original color chip does, but I like the yellows a lot.

Last week I posted a little tutorial on the NCT blog post about how I use the scraps from all these mixes and I called it the "Meisha Smash".  It's been renamed the "Meisha Mash" by Cynthia Tinapple and I find

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that a LOT easier to say without 3 attempts to form the words!  It was featured on Polymer Clay Daily this week and I've included a screenshot of the post for you.  This is the pendant that goes with my hatband that I wore everyday I think at the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) mega show in Anaheim. (coloring was king this year if you want to know that the "trend" was).

 

The Polymer Clay Adventure 2016 has launched, but it’s never too late to join!  Several hundred artists from all over the world have already joined. If you need time to pay your entrance fee, you’ve got it… 3 payment buttons are now available on all the info pages.   If you wanted to buy any of the Adventures as a holiday gift for someone special (or send a hint to someone!), they have got that too! Read all about the options and join right here!

As always, all the mixes are available on one page at: https://www.sculpey.com/wp/project/mixing-colors/

Check out the new polymer clay color mixing app, called Color Mixr for Polymer Clayfor both Android and Apple platforms!

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