Shi'ur wrote:Acrylic paints are opaque, meaning that they are slightly translucent, and thus colors underneath will effect the look/brightness of the finished color.
Sorry, I don't mean to distract from what was a well thought out, detailed and helpful post. But opaque and translucent mean different things.
Opaque means someting that blocks light from passing through it, whereas translucent means something that allows a little bit of light through, just not enough to see details though it. There is also transparent which os where your dad is now also your mum.