Have you ever read on the back of a tube of paint and seen the permanence rating and wondered what it was or how to use that information? Or have you ever wondered which colors make the best glazes? Do you know which colors have the best opaque coverage?
These are important questions for the serious oil painter. And much of this information needs to be committed to memory so that quick and quality decisions can be made in the studio.
Understanding these key points is vital for the success in using oil paints effectively and correctly. Fortunately, Opacity, transparency and permanence are very easy concepts.
Understanding Opacity, Transparency and Permanence
Understanding opacity, transparency and permanence is vital for the success of the serious oil painter. Opacity, transparency and permanence are easy concepts to grasp once you have a clear understanding of them.
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