MAGIC PALETTE™ Color Matching Guide

Price: 25.00

The MAGIC PALETTE® Color Matching Guide helps artists identify, match and select the colors they need for their paintings. The unique viewing windows allow the artist to preview hundreds of potential new color combinations and to mix and match colors.


Mixing guide

  • Set includes 36 pure artist’s tube colors printed on individual cards with 144 tints and shades.
  • Each color cards shows one original tube color with a value range from light tint to dark shade.
  • The color matching cards can be easily removed from the ring binder for use.
  • The Color Matching Guide is an indispensable tool for artists and designers at any experience level and is ideal for use in the classroom, studio or on location.
  • The Color Matching Guide is the perfect companion to the Color Mixing Guide, also by Magic Palette.

Actual product size 6” x 2”


There are 36 Color Matching Guide cards in each set.
The Color Cards help you choose your colors and plan your palette before painting.
Each card illustrates one original artist’s tube color and shows that color value range from light tint to dark shade. Each tube color is marked for easy identification.



Shades have been created by adding Ivory Black to the original tube color.
Tints have been created by adding Titanium White to the original color.

Visually find the colors on the cards that most closely match your subject colors and create your palette.

To preview new color combinations and to mix and match colors use the viewing windows. Simply place one Color Card over another and slide the card up and down to see how colors work together.

The Color Cards can be removed from the ring for easy use.

The Artist’s Color Matching Guide is designed to assist artists at all experience levels. The guide is a useful tool whenever you need to make important color decisions.


Artist’s Paint Colors and Pigments

Cadmium Yellow Light (PY35)
Cadmium Yellow Medium (PY37)
Naples Yellow Hue
Yellow Ochre (PY43)
Indian Yellow (PY83)
Cadmium Orange (PO20)
Cadmium Red Light (PR108)
Cadmium Red Medium (PR108)
Quinacridone Red (PV19)
Cadmium Red Deep (PR108)
Alizarin Crimson (PR83)
Quinacridone Magenta (PR122)
Quinacridone Violet (PV19)
Cobalt Violet (PV14)
Dioxazine Purple (PV23)
Ultramarine Blue (PB29)
Cobalt Blue (PB28)
Cerulean Blue (PB35)
Prussian Blue (PB27:1)
Magnanese Blue Hue (PB15:4)
Phthalo Blue (PB15:1)
Phthalo Turquoise (PB15:2,PG7)
Cobalt Teal (PB28)
Payne’s Grey (PB29,PBk11,PY42)
Phthalo Emerald (PB36)
Chromium Oxide Green (PG17)
Perm. Green Light (PY74,PG7)
Sap Green (PB15,PY83)
Cadmium Green (PY35,PG18)
Olive Green (PBr7,PY74,PB15:1)
Raw Sienna (PBr7)
Burnt Sienna (PBr7)
Indian Red (PR101)
Burnt Umber (PBr7)
Raw Umber (PBr7)
Ivory Black (PBk9)
Plus: Titanium White (PW6,PW4)
Note: Not all manufacturers use the same names for colors. It is important to select the correct pigment or pigments.