Mixing Custom Colors in Acrylic Paint Markers

I enjoy working with acrylic markers as a supportive media - meaning I rarely make a whole drawing with them but their opaqueness and willingness to cover whatever mess I already had on a page make me reach for them more often than not. Between my markers and markers I used for running classes I accumulated quite a collection of colors that were... "not that popular". And then I saw a video where Emma Carlisle was mixing some custom colors in acrylic pens and thought - why don't I try and do that with my existing box of "no way" colors from all sorts of brands? This experiment was quite a success and I got some requests to share my process for making some Custom Color Posca Markers - here it is:

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  1. Oh my gosh, you are a hackmaster!!

    1. lol thank you :) I do enjoy occasional experiment :)