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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Aug 2018 10:03 a.m. PST

Of which colour paint do you have the most variants? How about the least?

I think we focus on the ROYGBIV model adding black, white, brown, pink, silver, and gold for what constitutes a colour. Of course, if you have 79 different shades of metallic green paint, that's OK too …

Most: Brown (13)
Least: Black and White (one each)

Corporal Fagen24 Aug 2018 10:07 a.m. PST

Most – brown
Least – gold for gold, brass, bronze . . .

dragon624 Aug 2018 10:38 a.m. PST

Least: Black and White (one each)
Is not gray/grey a shade of either? Almost black gray/grey or almost white gray/grey

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Aug 2018 10:55 a.m. PST

I think of grey as a colour with a spectrum, mostly because my major colour management effort is with pixels where black is 000000 and white is FFFFFF – absolute ends of the colour space. Plus, there are non-white/black only greys and non grey blacks and whites. Eggshell is a slightly yellowish white. You can also have "cool" and "warm" greys.

I should have added it to the colour list.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2018 12:06 p.m. PST

Brown the most
Least Black & white

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2018 12:10 p.m. PST

Blue, I think I have atleast 20 or 30 blues
Quite a few greens too.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2018 12:49 p.m. PST

The most: I actually have a bunch of different blacks, including at least three different brands of flat black spray paint, a sample of carbon black housepaint that I'm using for some terrain work, and two or three small jars or bottles such as Vallejo and Citadel.

The least: I think that I have only two each of yellow, red, and gold. (I'm not at home, so I can't actually go check.)

Winston Smith24 Aug 2018 1:11 p.m. PST

Red and green and blue.

Zephyr124 Aug 2018 1:39 p.m. PST

I have more yellows than I will ever need to paint things yellow…

Rich Bliss24 Aug 2018 2:25 p.m. PST

I mix my own shades usually, so I have the most browns, six.

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2018 2:47 p.m. PST

I have bunches of browns, and just bought another.


377CSG Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2018 1:00 a.m. PST

Blues and Greens.

Yellow Admiral25 Aug 2018 7:05 a.m. PST

Most of my paints live in a set of 3x5 card file drawers I got cheap at a used office supply store.

My rainbow is mostly browns, blues and greens – I have an overflowing drawer of each. I have a drawer that is mostly grays, but that one also includes the whites, blacks, and metallics, and brush-on primers. All the reds, oranges and yellows fit in a single drawer alongside some big jars of acrylic media.

- Ix

Legion 426 Aug 2018 6:13 a.m. PST

Most of my are Tactical/camo colors … evil grin

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Aug 2018 5:41 a.m. PST

Tactical/camo colors

My initial reaction is that's greens with some tans, but it could also be whites and greys, mostly khaki and brown, or this God-awful mistake …

camo for the ocean?

Legion 427 Aug 2018 7:41 a.m. PST

Aqua-flage ! evil grin

jefritrout27 Aug 2018 8:37 a.m. PST

Definitely brown
Followed by blue, the even more brown.

Don't know that I own any purple. I tend to mix to get the proper purple anyway.

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