WORK SURFACE

A 4′ × 6′ traditional or hard-covered flat.

TYPE OF PAINT

Rosco Off Broadway paint, Rosco Iddings Deep Colors, or a commercial latex substitute. See the COLOR SAMPLES page at the beginning of this book for brand and color suggestions.

TYPES OF CONSISTENCY

OUT OF THE CAN—Rosco suggests that the paint can be used right out of the can. This consistency might be thick. Add water to achieve a NORMAL consistency (see below).

NORMAL—Thick enough just to cover other projects in a single coat, assuming that the difference between the paint colors is not too great.

DILUTED—1 or 2 parts paint to 1 part water added to the NORMAL paint consistency.

WATERY—1 part paint to 5 to 10 parts water added to the NORMAL ...

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