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Demos are a great way to expose yourself to new techniques, products and upcoming workshops.

Demos are a great way to expose yourself to new techniques, products and upcoming workshops. Demos are planned for Saturday mornings and they are free.* We are in the process of putting together our fall schedule of Demos. Typically they run for about 30 minutes and usually take place between 10am – 12pmso you drop in at your convenience. We are open to your ideas, if you have a Demo request ask us about it Info@kensingtonartsupply.com

Not All Whites Are Equal

titanium-zinc
We’re often asked about the difference between Titanium White and Zinc White.

Titanium white is very opaque while zinc white is very transparent. You can see this on the tubes in the image. The three black lines at the top of the tube are there to show you the transparency of the paint. The more of the lines that you can see, the more transparent the paint. This makes a difference when you mix colours.

For example , mixing titanium white with red will give you a pastel pink colour.

Whereas mixing zinc white with red will give you a lighter shade of that red colour because of the transparency of the zinc white