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Jude68
06-29-2007, 09:00 PM
I rarely post and have never posted on this forum. What is wonderful about WC is that there is always someone who can answer your question or point the way to an answer. And here are my questions: What is the difference between zinc white and permanent white qouache, and which is more opaque? What is the difference between ivory and lamp black qouache, and which is more opaque? Thank you.

Judith

Richard Saylor
06-30-2007, 03:13 AM
Permanent (or titanium) white is much more opaque (and some say cooler) than zinc white. Lamp black is more opaque than ivory black (which is slightly warmer).

Richard

Jude68
06-30-2007, 04:35 PM
Thank you Richard!

Judith

meglyman
07-02-2007, 08:50 AM
Ditto what Richard said - I use zinc white for mixing and permanent white for highlights.

Meg