Does Paint Dry Lighter or Darker?

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Paint can dry lighter or darker depending on the ratio of pigment. Also flat paint will typically dry lighter while paint with a sheen dries darker.
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It depends on the quality of the paint. Higher quality house paints dry darker while paints made only for coverage and price tend to dry lighter.
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It dries the same color. What is deceiving is that because it is everywhere, it seems darker! I have my clients pick a color and then buy the color that is one or two tones lighter.
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Hey James, I would paint the longer walls the lighter shade bcs if u painted them the darker shade it would make the room look like a narrow, bowling alley, and I am assuming u want
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Lori: I most often use a ground color that is a medium value on which I first apply the darkest dark, then a touch of the lightest light someplace in the center of intrest to act
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