{hirshfield’s paint experts answer the question, “what is paint?”}


What is paint?

At one point or another, chances are you’ve used paint in some sort of application. Whether you finger-painted as a child, used watercolor paints in high school art class or painted the interior of your home, paint is a common medium for expressing creativity and adding beauty.

But what makes up the substance we refer to as “paint”? What gives it color and what separates a high quality paint from the bargain brands?

Jason from Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing in Minneapolis is here with all the answers!

Paint is basically made up of four ingredients:
Pigment
Polymers
Additives
Solvents

minneapolis paint retailer

Once you have the base for your paint, color can be added. This process, known as tinting, is very precise and should be left to the experts. Your local Hirshfield’s paint expert will ensure that the color you pick out is the color in your bucket of paint! You can read more about the tinting process in our blog post, Tinting Paint.

Hirshfield’s is your local Minneapolis-St. Paul paint retailer. The paint experts at Hirshfield’s are here to help you with everything from window-treatments to paint colors. Hirshfield’s manufactures paint right here in Minneapolis.

One Response to “{hirshfield’s paint experts answer the question, “what is paint?”}”

  1. {home design trends: outdoor kitchen} | Hirshfield's Color Club Says:

    […] A little paint can go a long way in your outdoor kitchen. You can meet with your local Hirshfield’s experts for ideas on how to use color to add energy, a feeling of relaxation, a nature-loving […]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 139 other followers