Re: Color & color perception

Randy Hees

Hi Tim...

That was a very good analysis of the issue, and the photo showing the various mineral reds was wonderful.   

A friend and I sample paint where ever we find it.  If possible I retain a physical sample.  We also do pantone matches, then create color cards as a way of presenting the information.  An example can be found at

None of the systems are perfect, but the photo of the variations on mineral reds suggests a solution for modelers... the cars should demonstrate the range of different colors found.  That with weathering is what gives the cars a realistic appearance.

Randy Hees

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