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About Color Mixer Tool

Dopely’s online color mixer tool helps you to achieve your desired color by combining up to 15 colors with adjustment of percentage, hue, saturation, and brightness. Then you can save, share and export your final color in various formats. To have more control and vision, use the full screen mode. This tool will help anybody that is struggling with colors, from who is going to paint their wall to artists, to stop wasting color. This is a color paint mixing stimulator that will show you the final color, resulting by adding different quantities of different colors up together.

What Is Color Mixing?

If there were no primary colors to mix with each other, there would be no color combination. In this case, we can boldly say that the colors were not as diverse today. Mixing primary colors with each other creates secondary, tertiary colors and more diverse color combinations, which includes the creation of more new colors. So that today there are 10,000,000 colors in the world, of which only 7,000,000 are visible to the human eye.

In addition to physical color mixing, there are two main types of color mixing. One is additive (like just with physical colors and paint tubes) and the other is subtractive (like what happens in sunlight, which consists of 7 colors but it is white). In both types, you can have any color by only mixing three primary colors. But for you to be faster, in dopely color combining tool, you can select any color with a handy color picker, as your primary material.

Colors Mixing

The combination of physical colors is one of those things that you can master by learning the color wheel, and that teaching this mixing to children is also more understandable.

There are threeprimary colors: blue, red, and yellow. From the equal mixture of each of the primary colors,secondary colorsare created: green, orange, and purple. Then, by mixing the secondary colors,third colors (triatry colors)are created: Vermilion, Magenta, Violet, Teal, Amber, Chartreuse. And all the other 64 million colors can be created by using only primary colors.

Primary colors, secondary colors and third colors mixing guide on the color wheel

Additive Mixing (RGB  Color Mixer)

If two beams of light are placed on top of each other, their colors are mixed additively.In additive mixing, there are three main colors of light: red, green, and blue. With an equal mixture of each of these primary light colors, white is obtained.

In this way, yellow is obtained by mixing red and green light. With a mixture of green and blue, cyan is obtained. Finally, magenta is obtained by mixing blue and red. All three are secondary colors of light.

One of the most common uses of this mixture is in TVs, computer monitors, and smartphone monitors to produce a wide range of colors.

The additive colors (RGB) mixing guid as in monitors

Subtractive Mixing (CMYKColor Mixer)

The three main colors available in subtractive mixing are cyan, magenta, and yellow. With an equal combination of each of these primary colors, black is obtained. In this way, blue is obtained by mixing cyan and magenta. By mixing magenta and yellow, red is obtained. And finally, with the mixing of yellow and magenta, green is obtained. Which are all three secondary colors of this mixture.

This mixture is widely used in color printing or coloring on paper or other white substrates, combining a small number of ink colors or other colors.

As it turns out, the secondary colors of each additive and subtractive mixture are actually the other primary colors.

The subtractive color (CMYK) mixing guide as in printing inks

Why Should We Use Color Mixing in Our Work?

1. We can diversify our work by mixing colors:

Using a solid color in a work, such as painting or drawing, often causes frustration and eye strain. But despite the color mixing, there is variety, so that even if you use different tones of the same color, the volume of this frustration will be less.
Different colors and color tones in a painting to decrease the volume of frustration

2. We can create a sense of readability and space by mixing colors:

By mixing colors, depth and space can be shown. So that we can turn a two-dimensional image into a three-dimensional one. And we can guide the reader's eye to the main goal and subject in a painting.
Main goal, depth, and space can be shown by mixing colors in the right way

3. We will see the mixing result in a stimulation which means less waste of colors

It may have happened to you that in the process of achieving a specific amount of colors, you had to add more and more colors if you made a little mistake in one of the proportions. Or you may have created a n entirely different color that you couldn’t use. So, the solution is right here, a paint mixer!

Features

  • Ability to mix up to 15 colors.
  • Ability to zoom tools for easier work.
  • Display the name of the final mixed color.
  • Display Hex, RGB, CMYK, HSI, LAB formats of mixed colors.
  • Display the size of the mixed color HSB.
  • Ability to add and remove colors to mix them
  • Adjust any color by Hue, Saturation, Brightness
  • Adjust any color by RGB
  • Set any color by CMYK
  • Ability to choose the desired color, tone, and different shades.
  • className='ToolsLanding__listItem' Ability to select a color faster by searching for its name.
  • Ability to remove your desired color from the photo by uploading it.
  • Like mixed colors.
  • Sharing the obtained color.
  • More soon ...!
Features of Dopely's color mixing free tool

Help

To add more colors, tap the + sign next to the color bar

How to use Dopely's color mixing free tool

Change the percentage and size of each color by grabbing the white column between each color and dragging it left or right.

Color percentage bar of color mixing tool to change combination

By hovering the mouse over each color, two options appear:

  • 1. Mark (trash) to remove it
  • 2. The next symbol to adjust the desired color

After selecting the adjust option for each color, it is possible to set different Hsb, RGB, and CMYK formats

The adjust option of Dopely in color mixing free tool

In the Pick section, you can select the color you want and change the tone and different shades of that color by dragging the circle in the top color palette.

The pick section of Dopely in color mixing free tool

In the set section, enter the name of the color you want in the search section for faster access

The set and search section of Dopely in color mixing free tool

At the top right of the mixed color there are three icons. You can see the names and different color formats of the mixed color by clicking on the first icon. The second icon is obtained for liking the color. The third icon is for enlarging the color mixer tool.

Final name and different color format of mixed colors of Dopely in color mixing free tool

Click on the camera icon and upload the image you want to get the color mixing you want.

Image color picker icon to get the desired color mixing

Finally you can share the result of your work. and use dice to have random mixed colors

The share icon and the dice icon to have random mixed color