How to Mix Gold Paint

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Things You'll Need

  • Paint-black, white, yellow, red, blue, orange and brown

  • Gold sparkles

Mix paints you have to achieve a gold color.
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Gold paint is a popular color in design magazines and in homes. However, you are looking for a precise gold effect (metallic or not). So how do you mix gold paint on your own rather than getting store-bought gold paint? And how do you ensure you get the beautiful sheen you want without overdoing it? Here are some options for making gold paint by mixing other paints.


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Option 1

Mix black paint with white paint to make gray, and then mix the gray with yellow.

Option 2

Mix red, blue and yellow paint to get brown. Add the brown and white to yellow for a gold color.


Option 3

Take yellowish gold and add gold sparkles (found in hobby stores) to give it the sheen of gold.

Option 4

Mix yellow, orange and brown paint and add golden sparkle for that metallic sheen.