How Do You Make Lime Green Paint?

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The three primary colors on the color wheel are red, yellow and blue. It is from these three colors that secondary and tertiary colors are born. Green is a secondary color. When you want to make shades of green, including lime green, you can easily accomplish the task by knowing what primary colors to mix. Pour a measure of yellow paint into a mixing tray or container. The amount of paint you should pour depends on how much lime green paint you need to make. Be sure to remember how much yellow paint you use. Pour a measure of blue paint into the same mixing tray as the yellow paint. The measurement of blue paint should be equivalent to the amount of yellow paint that was used in step 1. For example, if you used 1 cup of yellow paint, you should add 1 cup of blue paint. If you used 3 tbsp. of yellow paint, then use 3 tbsp. of blue paint. Use a mixing utensil, such as a wooden spatula or spoon, to mix the yellow and blue paints together. Mix the colors together until you have a ... more
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