Color Wheel Art | Wall Decor

Color Wheel Art | Wall Decor

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 12th 2021

Create your own color wheel for your creative space with Americana Acrylics!


    • palette or plastic plate
    • frame
    • medium flat brush
    • print out
    • carbon paper or transfer paper
    • square canvas



    For best results be sure to thoroughly rinse your paint brush between colors.

    1. Gather your supplies.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Print out the color wheel pattern and use carbon paper or transfer paper and trace with a pen/pencil onto your canvas.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Start the color wheel with the three primary colors beginning with True Red. Use a flat brush to paint the top section. Create the next tint by adding a touch of white and paint the next section. Continue adding white to make lighter tints until you've reached the center circle of the color wheel.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Continue the same process with the next two primary colors, Bright Yellow and True Blue.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Continue the same process with the three secondary colors, Bright Orange, Festive Green, and Dioxazine Purple.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Mix these colors at a 1: to 1: ratio to create the tertiary colors. RED-ORANGE (True Red and Bright Orange) YELLOW-ORANGE (Bright Yellow and Bright Orange) YELLOW-GREEN (Bright Yellow and Festive Green) BLUE-GREEN (True Blue and Festive Green) BLUE-VIOLET (True Blue and Dioxazine Purple) RED VIOLET (True Red and Dioxazine Purple). Continue the same process from previous steps with these mixes to complete the color wheel.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Complete the color wheel by adding the color names with a black permanent marker.
    14. Instruction #7


    Color Wheel Template