Oil Paints White
Oil paints white colors are very important
in oil painting. Just as there are different shades and
variations of oil paints black colors, there are also different
variations of oil paints white colors.
What are the most common oil paints white
The most common oil paints white colors
Flake White oil paints color is basic lead
carbonate and is very poisonous. Flake white oil paint color is
the warmest of the three and this oil paints white color will
produce the warmest appearing grey when mixed with the same oil
paints black compared to the other oil paints white colors.
White oil paints are available in studio
size and larger tubes from different manufactures because white
colors are necessary in mixing with other oil paint colors.
Testing oil paints white colors
For an oil paint artist, knowing what shade
and feeling each oil paint color gives is very important. Below
is a test you can do for any oil paints white color to you know
how each one looks and feels in oil painting when applied to
The test is similar to those done for the
oil paints black
Repeat the same test as above using a speck
of Cadmium Red Light, then notice the difference.
Do the same test with Ultramarine Blue, and
notice the difference.
The difference using different oil paints
white colors will be subtle but they are definitely discernible
when doing delicate oil painting. When testing, it is important
to record the differences thoroughly for future use and
Good oil paint colors to go with oil paints