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Item Reviews for: Buff Titanium 150ml Tube, DANIEL SMITH Original Oil Color  -  284 310 008

A staple, just like my whites
By: Helen Opie from Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia, Canada      Submitted: 12/17/2013






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Quality How would you describe the quality of this product? Just like ALL Daniel Smith paints, this one is top notch in every respect. Buff Titanium has become a staple in my paint box and were I still actively teaching, I'd be telling my students to get it. While I primarily use it to lighten colours, I also find it is a good base colour for pale beaches; I can lighten it with white and I can shift it to cooler or warmer as I perceive such changes "out there". It is better at lightening some colours, but I haven't done enough formal testing to know what the difference is. I think that the very clear transparent colours, such as the quinacridones, lighten up without turning chalky, whereas those that are less clear tend to turn chalky if I overdo the white, and they do not when I use buff titanium. Performance How did this product perform compared to your expectations? Top-notch How would you describe the consistency? Lovely! Use How did you use this color in a painting? See above Value Was this product true to its value? Yes; true DS quality. I have used your paints since about 1978, perhaps earlier. (You were very new then!) Overall Experience What was your overall experience with this product? Delight and pleasure