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I have been thinking about tips and tricks I could share, specifically about decorative painting. One thing I almost always do is mix Burnt Umber with all of my paints.
I like my furniture to look soft and classic. A lot of the paint colors available in acrylics are pretty bright, so I use the burnt umber to tone them down. Here are a couple examples of a red and blue mixed with the burnt umber.