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Old 05-12-2014, 10:45 PM   #1
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Dark color or light?

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I know that paint has this nasty habit of emphasising any imperfections in your surface, but what paint shows up the imperfections the LEAST? Dark colors or light?


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Old 05-12-2014, 11:18 PM   #2
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For me, lite colors are the hardest to see over-looked boo-boos.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:43 AM   #3
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Re: Dark color or light?

Yup, Dark colors magnify any imperfections....lighter colors will hide imperfections unless the imperfection is a "pinhole", then it shows up as a black speck.

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Old 05-13-2014, 06:27 PM   #4
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Try non-shiny colors.

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