How Do You Mix Liquid Food Coloring?
These steps are directed toward coloring icing with liquid food coloring, however, the theory in mixing will carry to other projects where you need to mix food coloring to create a specific color in a white-based food (like potatoes). Food coloring that you find at grocery stores typically comes in four colors: red, blue, yellow, and green. Some super-stores also carry purple, pink, and black. To achieve other colors, check out the tips below. Before you start mixing color with your icing, you might want to pull out a couple of tablespoons to use later as a lightener in the event your color mix is darker than you want. If you can obtain the three primary colors (blue, red, yellow) in the middle of the color circle shown in the introduction, you can mix any of the other colors in the wheel or shades in between. Mixing equal parts of any two primary colors produces the secondary colors of green, orange, and violet. For example, one drop of red mixed with one drop of yellow will create or
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