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.

Abstract gold surface
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Mix paints you have to achieve a gold color.

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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