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how to get the color of the paint when wet


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11-25-06, 04:29 PM   #1  
how to get the color of the paint when wet

I've been painting swatches on the walls today and have narrowed it down to 2 colors. However, I realize in both cases I actually love the color of the paint when it's wet as it's too intense when dry. Is there a good ratio or formula to use to get the 'wet paint' color?
thank you for any advice you have!!!

 
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11-25-06, 05:14 PM   #2  
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Most paints are darker when they dry so I assume you want a slightly lighter shade to start with.


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