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Computers should make Painting Easy?


So, computers should make painting easy, right?  That’s what I thought when I went to create a custom color for my truck.  But, the truth I found has a different description than “easy”.

I like the 1958 Buick Chieftain’s tropicana turquoise, but wanted a little lighter color than that for my antique 1984 S10 Chevy pickup truck.  It occurred to me that I could perfect the color on my computer, and transfer it to a tint mix formula for an automotive paint.  Doesn’t that seem like a reasonable thing to be able to do?

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