Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits is the perfect guide for any aspiring portrait artist. This book includes recipes for more than 500 skin tones using either acrylic or oil paints. Each page features a master mix for a particular skin color, plus recipes for all of its variations, such as highlights or shadows. The book covers a wide range of skin tones from Caucasian to Latino and East Indian hues, and artists will also find recipes for a variety of hair, eye and lip colors. Exact paint formulas for achieving a variety of skin tones helps artists with the complexities of skin colors. A clear acetate color-mixing grid offers the perfect guide for accurately measuring paints according to the recipes. There is also a special section on creating portrait colors with watercolors.