What does paint look like when magnified?

Do different types of paints look different?

Is it possible to conclude what paint was used by microscopically viewing it?

This website focuses on the answers to these three questions


If you have any questions or comments on the information in this site, feel free to email me: Chelsea McCulley, studentRochester Institute of Technology

copyright November 2007


Return to index of articles by students on the 'Principles and techniques of photomacrography' course, November 2007,
Biomedical Photographic Communications (BPC)
program at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).

Article hosted on Micscape Magazine (Microscopy-UK).

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