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Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 5 Dec 1997 13:01:37 -0500
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>For the portion that I paint by hand, I'd like the paint to dry flat without
>having obvious brushstrokes. But it needs to be as opaque as possible, too.
>I find myself wondering what paints are used for animation cells. Anybody
>know - or have some suggestions for me?
>Lynette Cook

They make paints specifically for animation... I think they are just called
cel vinyl paints. They are basically acrylic paints, but they work a bit
nicer on the acetates, and the colors are very flat and brush strokes
are not noticable. I don't have a supplier... but a good art supply store
should be able to guide you. Other than that, you could contact
Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Printing and Photography.
They teach animation, and I think the univ. bookstore carries the cel
vinyl paints. Or at least they used to. Oh - it's in Rochester, NY.

Hope that helps.

Karen Ackoff
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