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Discussion in 'Color the World!' started by Nada, Nov 21, 2019.
Here ya go folks this one should clear up a lot of misconceptions.
you are welcome!
Good video bud! I think the term your looking for when spraying lighter opaques over darker is Blue shift, it happens with all lighter colours not just white. Think of opaques as fixed value paints and transparents as endless, like you mentioned, unless it’s the dyes, the paints are not truly transparent more semi transparent,
Yes im very aware of the blue shift... however its all small chunks of info at a time. Which of course blue shift cant be eliminated, just worked with. Through either a very hard edge, counteraction of the color, or avoiding those blends in the first place. (not always possible of course) Which blue shift occurs around the edges hence why overspray or blends make it very apparent. Blue shift video will make it in there eventually. My goal with a vid like this is get a more seasoned artist interested in the study... without completely turning off a first timer.
No doubt hands on class setting is easier to relay nuances than video. And while im pretty comfortable in my art knowledge... im not nearly as comfortable at relaying that on video. But like anything else It will get better over time! Thanks Buddy!
I don't see a problem with your videos. I do enjoy them. On my end the problem is my time. But I can't resist videos about colors
well if you REALLY wanna dig. refractive index is fascinating (only for geeks) only Tianium white/lead white/ and zinc white have a refractive index near or at 2.. a diamond is a hair above 2 . water is below 1 and air being really low. Until you get to fl0urescents which are nearly 3 times more refractive than white. Of course how fine they grind the pigments affects that, and in Paint. They match a binder of similiar refractive index to the pigment to make it more transparent. Or use a binder of higher refractive index AND fillers to make pigments more opaque. But thats probably way too geeky weird stuff for most folks!
I like colors, but I don't speak Klingon language
I assure you that is in English! You sure you dont want down that Rabbit hole? Because when I researched it... i think i spent about 10 hours on it. My brother in law is a chemical engineer. He used to work for Sherwin Williams I should probably call him... and see if he wants to talk paint : )
omg chemistry again