you will find on the cork of the hottle, added to about one tea-spoonful of water, for flesh; for draperies you can use it stronger, or as you desire.
The liquid colors are mostly used, and consist of twelve ono ounce bottles, and are very powerful. Therefore, make your aj>-plication very weak, a mere tint only is required. Repeat the washing or tinting until the desired shade is produced. The colors used are as follows: Black, Red, Blue, Green, Carmine, Gold, Brown, Violet, Orange, Purple and Lemon, all of which are transparent, soluble in water, and used as tinting colors. White is a surface color, and opaque.
For Flesh—Use first a weak wash or tint of gold; over this a tint of rod, a little stronger for the lips.
White—This is always used last for high lights; you can make the white any tint by use of other colors.
Black—Can be used for a natural tint if toned down; valuable for all kinds of shading.
Red—Takes readily, ami produces all tints from rose to scarlet; used in flesh.
Carmine—A delicate pink to magenta.
Gold—Takes readily; is a substitute for yellow; used for jewelry, fleeh, blonde hair, etc.; use weak, and wash over with red for deeper results.
Brow n—Takes readily; darkened by tin ting over wit h violet or black.
Violet—Takes on touch, and ie very powerful; first application very weak to insure even coloring; it makes all tints from lilac to purple, etc.
Blue—Takes slowly; repeat the washing for deep results.
Green—Takes easily, lighteuby washing over with gold; darken with the blue; always let your first wash or tint be very weak; increase as desired by repeating.
The colors in moist cake form are often used, but the liquids are preferable. Sable brushes, about Nos. 3, 8 and 12, are sufii-ciont for ordinary purposes.
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