Artist Grade: Concrete Acid Stain Color Chart

 

Final concrete stain colors are determined by Your particular piece of concrete.

Artist Grade-Color Chart                                     

 

 
As each piece of concrete is different and unique, each piece of concrete will stain differently. Allowing variance and beauty to unfold and giving each piece of concrete it's own unique interpretation of the color's used.
 

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Faded Linen usually has more Creams, Soft Yellows, or Soft Buffs, and Off Whites or Linen Creams.

Faded Linen usually has more Creams, Soft Yellows, or Soft Buffs, and/or areas of Off Whites and Linen Creams.

Color: pastel to light

Buckskin is usually more of a Tan, and/or Buffs, and/or a Light Browns mix.

Buckskin is usually more of a Tan, and/or Buffs, and/or a Light Browns mix.

Color: light to medium

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Sandstone usually has more Golds than Buffs and sometimes some Burnt Ambers.

Sandstone usually has more Golds or Yellows than Buffs and sometimes some Burnt Ambers.

Color: light to medium

Golden Sand is usually a Gold and Amber mix, though it can also be a caramel or cola color.

Golden Sand is usually more of a Caramel or Cola, and can have an Amberish Gold in it's unique combination.

Color: light to medium

Island Sand is usually a Sandy, Buffy, or Rusty Tan. color: light to medium.

Island Sand is usually Sandy, Buffy, or Rusty Tan.

Color: light to medium

Honey Oak is usually a warm mix, with a Golden undertone and a light Brown overtone sometimes with Ambers coursing through.

Honey Oak is usually a warm mix of a Golden undertone with a Brown overtone, sometimes with Ambers coursing through.

Color: light to medium

Canyon is usually more of a Brownish Amber. color: medium to dark

Canyon is usually more of a Reddish or Brownish Amber with a Golden undertone.

Color: medium to dark

Terra Buff is usually more of an Amber or Earth tone Terracotta.

Terra Buff is usually more of an Amber or Earth tone Terracotta.

Color: medium

Rosewood is usually more of a Reddish with a golden undertone. color: medium to dark.

Rosewood is usually a Reddish with a Golden undertone.

Color: medium to dark

Saddle is a medium to darker Reddish. It can be more of a Burgundy, or Mahogany like a Red Leather Saddle

Saddle is usually a Reddish, Burgundy, or a Mahogany, much like a Red Leather Saddle.

Color: medium to dark

Mocha is usually more of a Beige or Medium Browns mix. color: medium

Mocha is usually more of a Beige and/or a Medium Brown mix.

Color: light to medium

Western Brown is usually a medium to dark Leathery Brown mix, with a worn Golden or Tan undertone

Western Brown usually has more of a Medium Brown mix with a Worn Tan or Golden undertone.

Color: medium to dark

Leather Brown is a medium to darker Leathery Brown mix.

Leather Brown is usually a medium to dark Leathery Brown mix.

Color: medium to dark

Coffee is usually a Dark Walnut with Blacks and Dark Browns

Coffee is usually more of a Dark Walnut with Blacks and Dark Browns.

Color: dark

Brownstone is usually a Brownish Black. color: dark

Brownstone is usually more of a Brownish Black.

Color: dark

Riverstone is usually a grey concrete stain with a mix of light and dark greys, when washed off after only a few hours of dry time.

Riverstone can be Greys or Browns. Usually a mix of light to medium greys on smooth concrete, and a medium brown, or darker grey on broom finished.

Color: light to dark

Weathered Wood is much like Riverstone. It is usually a mix of light and dark greys with more browns

Weathered Wood can also have more Greys or it can have more Browns, depending on the concrete. It can go darker or lighter.

Color: light to dark

Onyx is about as Black, as it gets

Onyx is about as Black, as it gets.

Color: dark

 

Tip for Riverstone and Weathered Wood

For a better chance at achieving the lighter grey or medium grey, neutralize it and wash it down after it has completely dried and sit usually just 1 to 4 hours. To achieve darker greys and/or browns, let it sit longer, up to 24 hours. Also: Weathered Wood tends to be slightly darker and/or have more browns than Riverstone

 

Turquoise is, well, Turquoise

Turquoise is, well, a Blue Turquoise.

Color: light to medium

Sea Mist is a soft mix of light Blues and Greens. color: pastel to light.

Sea Mist is usually a soft mix of Light Blues and Light Greens.

Color: pastel to light

Mossy Green is usually a Light Pastel Green with hints of Browns. color: pastel to light.

Mossy Green is usually a Light Pastel Green with hints of Browns.

Color: pastel to light

Slate is usually a darker Green with either dark Greys or Browns. color: medium to dark.

Slate is usually a Darker Green undertone with either a Dark Grey or Brown overtone.

Color: medium to dark

Bronze Green can be a Green with Light Bronze or Dark Bronze highlights, or a combination. color: light to medium.

Bronze Green can be a Green, a Light Bronze, a Dark Bronze, or a combination.

Color: light to medium