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,URES TO PAINT.
THE need of a cIle-i. and at the same time good, and interesting series of Paintitig B:,...ks for Children to
try their skill on, Ihas I.ulg I .:n felt. The large and steady demand for our former publicatii:.tr, in this line, has
induced us to issue the present series.
Some of the pictures in these books may be found, elegantly printed in colors, in the new "Greenaway
Mother Goose" series, which can be procured of any bookseller. Any one of these pictures will give the child
a good idea of how to paint. A box of colors, with a porcelain tablet for mixing them, will furnish an almost
endless fund of amusement, and instruction combined. Anything that will "keep the children still" has always
been a desideratum with parents; and there is nothing so universally popular with the little ones as pictures
of their own to paint; as their Spelling Books and Primers so often show. The covers of these books are also
intended to provide a copy for the children to work by, if the above mentioned "Mother Goose" should not
A FEW PRACTICAL DIRECTIONS.
A good Paint-Box should contain the following Colors:-
BURNT SIENNA, LIGHT RED, YELLOW OCHRE,
VANDYKE BROWN, IVORY BLACK, PRUSSIAN BLUE, /
CRIMSON LAKE, VERMILION, GAMBOGE, /
SEPIA, GREEN BICE, ULTRAMARINE,
and a porcelain tablet for mixing the colors.
INSTRUCTIONS FOPlIIXINGr THE COLORS.
The water for mixing the colors must be always For Purple-mix Red and Blue.
clear, and free from grit. For Green-mix Yellow aud Blue.
The brushes must be washed clean, and rinsed in For Orange-mix Red and Yellow.
water after using. For Gray-mix Prussian-Blue, Lake, and Sepia.
Dry the brushes thoroughly on a sponge or piece For a very bright Green-mix Gamboge, and
of clean linen. Prussian-Blue.
Never place them flat on the table, but lay them For a strong Purple-mix Prussian-Blue and Lake.
across the back of the lid. For a dark rich Green-mix Sepia, and Prussian-
Never put the brush in your mouth. Blue.
Never leave the brush in the water. Ultramarine is the purest Blue, but it does not
Take plenty of color in your brush, mix so perfectly as Prussian-Blue. It is useful in
Always begin at the top and color downwards, from skies, distances, and the pure Gray tints of flowers.
your left to your right-hand, and let one color dry All cold colors which are to serve as shadows to
before applying another over it. warmer colors, must be laid on first, and generally,
Never touch a tint, when once laid on, until quite warm colors over cold, should be the rule. Blue is a
dry. very cold color. Lake is a colder Red than Vermilion,
Red, Blue, and Yellow, are simple colors, and can- or Light Red; and Gamboge a colder Yellow than
not be made by mixing. Ochre.
Orange, Purple, and Green, are compound colors, Orange is the warmest color in Nature-as Blue
and are made by mixing the simple colors, as fol- is the coldest---and Red and Yellow are warm in pro-
low:- I portion as they approach the Orange tint.
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