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sadie3112

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PostSubject: white paint colours   white paint colours EmptyWed Sep 24, 2014 11:08 am

Hello, I'm not exactly sure that this is posted in the correct forum, sorry.

But what i'm inquiring about is what colours create a nice off-white? I'm particularly interested in white/grey-ish horses but I might try and tackle some other animal figures in other colours if I gain enough experience. Oh and I shall be painting with acrylic paints if that helps Very Happy sunny

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PostSubject: Re: white paint colours   white paint colours EmptyWed Sep 24, 2014 11:10 am

I'm not quite sure what you mean. I like antique white and ivory for off-white acrylics, but for base white horses I prime in white.
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PostSubject: Re: white paint colours   white paint colours EmptyWed Sep 24, 2014 1:49 pm

I'm either not sure what you mean, but when I paint gray or white horses I first paint the base with gesso, or white acrylic color. Then I just add darker shades as much as I like using pastels or acrylics. Sorry if that was not what you asked Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: white paint colours   white paint colours EmptyThu Sep 25, 2014 11:32 am

You both answered my questions, thank you!Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: white paint colours   white paint colours EmptyThu Sep 25, 2014 11:36 am

Glad if I could help and ofc LeeAnn too! Very Happy :)

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PostSubject: Re: white paint colours   white paint colours EmptyThu Sep 25, 2014 11:41 am

@sadie3112 wrote:
You both answered my questions, thank you!Very Happy

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Not a problem! I've had a much harder time interpreting other writing. Laughing Glad I could be of assistance!
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