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Mixing color tips

Discussion in 'Tips & Tricks!' started by OzAirbrush, Apr 17, 2018.


  1. musicmacd

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    It does to a point! If your matching the colour of a reference then both colours will be tinted the same, where quality lighting helps is that you can actually see more colours! Especially in the violets/reds.
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    I do a lot of hard surface work, Lighting can be a huge difference. In surprising ways. White that appears to have achieved full coverage in strong light can actually show more transparency in dim light or a light that is weak in part of the spectrum since you dont get full refraction from it.

    Same phenomena can actually make two colors appear to match in one light but not match in another.
    So if its really important I'll check in at least a couple of lighting situations.
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    Other odd refractions as well
    Eg; rust oleum white next to arctic white gelcoat appear to match nearly perfect in sunlight. But under HPS shoplight which is high in blue The rustoleum appears grey

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