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VIDEO: Transparent Paint vs. Opaque Paint

Getting more intense colors sometimes means using paint directly from the tube. Other times, it means planning ahead and actually layering transparent paint so that the light can bounce through and pick up more color on the way back.

In the video below, David Kitler demonstrates some of the differences between transparent paint and opaque paint. Take a look:

You can get David Kitler’s full painting tutorial on DVD from Creative Catalyst.

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