How to Mix Electric Blue Paint Tutorial

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Things You'll Need

  • Cyan or fluorescent blue paint

  • White or pearlescent white paint

  • Paper cup or bowl

  • Mixing stick

Electric blue is the color of blue neon signs.

Electric blue is the color of blue neon signs. It is a mixture of cyan and white, but is most easily achieved using a fluorescent blue paint and pearlescent white paint for a more metallic color. The color is also known as ice blue. This tutorial assumes you are using acrylic paint, though most paints will mix in similar ways.


Step 1

Put cyan or fluorescent blue paint in the paper cup.

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Step 2

Add an equal amount of white paint to the cup. Mix.

Step 3

Add more white paint to the cup in small amounts until the shade of blue matches what you want.

Step 4

Mix the color with the mixing stick until the color is even.

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