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* Done in one early episode of ''Series/MissionImpossible'' with an explanation - the portrait had already been painted on the easel, and what the team member acting as artist was really doing was stripping away the second layer of paint concealing it.

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* In ''Film/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'', the toy factory Goofy works at is shown to use black and white checkerboard paint to color chess boards.


* The WesternAnimation/SillySymphonies short, "[[SantaClaus Santa's]] Workshop" has one elf using checkered paint to paint checkerboards.

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* The WesternAnimation/SillySymphonies short, "[[SantaClaus Santa's]] Workshop" has one elf using checkered paint to paint checkerboards.

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* Tagging walls in ''VideoGame/SaintsRow2'' consists of painting a complex mural with a single spray can.


* Some of the Rainbow Pool paintbrushes from ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}''. And the Chia pops, the transmogrification potions, and the Lab Ray colors.

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* Some of the Rainbow Pool paintbrushes from ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}''.''Website/{{Neopets}}''. And the Chia pops, the transmogrification potions, and the Lab Ray colors.


* A British paint manufacturer actusally developed workeable polka-dot paint. The "dots" were little blobs of a contrasting color paint, held together with a thin waxy membrane, that "burst" when applied to the surface being painted. This was developed for the thrill of resolving a technical challenge: public indifference resulted in there being no market for it.

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* A British paint manufacturer actusally actually developed workeable workable polka-dot paint. The "dots" were little blobs of a contrasting color paint, held together with a thin waxy membrane, that "burst" when applied to the surface being painted. This was developed for the thrill of resolving a technical challenge: public indifference resulted in there being no market for it.it.
* There was a time period when this was a classic magic trick (around when the popular look for magicians was to be "professors" giving "lectures on the latest scientific curiosities"). Prestidigitation-based solutions aside, the public wasn't generally familiar with the variety of chemicals which dry clear onto a canvas and change into varying colors when mixed with water (the ''other'' kind of "solutions"), making this easy.





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* One NormanHunter book had the protagonists needing to fulfill a promise by painting with striped paint. They faked the effect by painting the stripes in advance and whitewashing over them. The 'striped paint' they then demonstrated was water, which removed the whitewash and left the stripes.

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* An Indian camouflaging his horse in the ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' film ''Daisy Town'' swipes his brush back and forth on the horse, and behold! the horse is coated in an elaborate landscape.
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* One NormanHunter ''Literature/NormanHunter'' book had the protagonists needing to fulfill a promise by painting with striped paint. They faked fake the effect by painting the stripes in advance and whitewashing over them. The 'striped paint' "striped paint" they then demonstrated was demonstrate is water, which removed removes the whitewash and left leaves the stripes.

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* Some of the Rainbow Pool paintbrushes from ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}''.
** And the Chia pops, the transmogrification potions, and the Lab Ray colors.

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* Some of the Rainbow Pool paintbrushes from ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}''.
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''Franchise/{{Neopets}}''. And the Chia pops, the transmogrification potions, and the Lab Ray colors.




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* In the ModernMadcaps cartoon "Travelaffs", a passenger has his bag checked: A few strokes with a broad brush, and it's painted with a checkerboard pattern.
* In "The Vanishing Private", DonaldDuck paints a field cannon with red, green and yellow stripes, and black polka dots. All at once, with a single brush and bucket.

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* In the ModernMadcaps cartoon "Travelaffs", ''Travelaffs'', a passenger has his bag checked: A few strokes with a broad brush, and it's painted with a checkerboard pattern.
* In "The Vanishing Private", DonaldDuck WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck paints a field cannon with red, green and yellow stripes, and black polka dots. All at once, with a single brush and bucket.



* An Indian camouflaging his horse in the ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' film ''Daisy Town'' swipes his brush back and forth on the horse, and behold! the horse is coated in an elaborate landscape.



* To get jobs in the fire department, WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy use 'dalmatian paint' - one quick swipe each with a brush and they're white with black spots - Stimpy's tongue included.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', it's shown that rainbows are this. Pinkie Pie dips a hoof in the liquid rainbow and it retains seven distinct stripes of color, despite dripping off her hoof. She then ''licks'' it...and [[FireBreathingDiner starts breathing multicolored fire!]]
** Earlier in the season, Rainbow Dash used the pool of it in her own front yard as war paint as part of a LockAndLoadMontage; it appeared as red, yellow, and green stripes.

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* To get jobs in the fire department, WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy use 'dalmatian paint' - "dalmatian paint" -- one quick swipe each with a brush and they're white with black spots - -- Stimpy's tongue included.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', it's shown that rainbows are this. this in Equestria.
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Pinkie Pie dips a hoof in the liquid rainbow and it retains seven distinct stripes of color, despite dripping off her hoof. She then ''licks'' it... and [[FireBreathingDiner starts breathing multicolored fire!]]
** Earlier in the season, Rainbow Dash used uses the pool of it in her own front yard as war paint as part of a LockAndLoadMontage; it appeared appears as red, yellow, and green stripes.




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* A British paint manufacturer actusally developed workeable polka-dot paint. The "dots" were little blobs of a contrasting colour paint, held together with a thin waxy membrane, that "burst" when applied to the surface being painted. This was developed for the thrill of resolving a technical challenge: public indifference resulted in there being no market for it.

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* A British paint manufacturer actusally developed workeable polka-dot paint. The "dots" were little blobs of a contrasting colour color paint, held together with a thin waxy membrane, that "burst" when applied to the surface being painted. This was developed for the thrill of resolving a technical challenge: public indifference resulted in there being no market for it. it.
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* A British paint manufacturer actusally developed workeable polka-dot paint. The "dots" were little blobs of a contrasting colour paint, held together with a thin waxy membrane, that "burst" when applied to the surface being painted. This was developed for the thrill of resolving a technical challenge: public indifference resulted in there being no market for it.


* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrographics_%28printing%29 Water transfer printing]] is freakishly close to being this in real life. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enFSoiCo-lA&feature=youtu.be&t=115 In this video]], for example, you can see a wheel being painted ''paisly'' by dipping it in a vat.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrographics_%28printing%29 Water transfer printing]] is freakishly close to being this in real life. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enFSoiCo-lA&feature=youtu.be&t=115 In this video]], for example, you can see a wheel being painted ''paisly'' ''paisley'' by dipping it in a vat.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrographics_%28printing%29 Water transfer printing]] is freakishly close to being this in real life. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enFSoiCo-lA&feature=youtu.be&t=115 In this video]], for example, you can see a wheel being painted ''paisly'' by dipping it in a vat.

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* Topped by the "Nightmare Paint" in ''WesternAnimation/TheBigSnooze'', which paints different patterns with ''each stroke.''


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* Some of the Rainbow Pool paintbrushes from ''{{Neopets}}''.

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* Some of the Rainbow Pool paintbrushes from ''{{Neopets}}''.''Franchise/{{Neopets}}''.



* ''TinyToonAdventures'' would continue the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes tradition from time to time.

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* ''TinyToonAdventures'' ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' would continue the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes tradition from time to time.



* Whenever something is drawn in ''DogCity'', it's done this way.

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* Whenever something is drawn in ''DogCity'', ''WesternAnimation/DogCity'', it's done this way.



* To get jobs in the fire department, RenAndStimpy use 'dalmatian paint' - one quick swipe each with a brush and they're white with black spots - Stimpy's tongue included.

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* To get jobs in the fire department, RenAndStimpy WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy use 'dalmatian paint' - one quick swipe each with a brush and they're white with black spots - Stimpy's tongue included.



* In the ''{{Disney}}'' short "Santa's Workshop" one of Santa's elves paints chess boards with checkered paint.

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* In the ''{{Disney}}'' ''Creator/{{Disney}}'' short "Santa's Workshop" one of Santa's elves paints chess boards with checkered paint.

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* In "Easter Yeggs", BugsBunny paints Elmer's head blue with yellow polka dots in two strokes.

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* In "Easter Yeggs", BugsBunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny paints Elmer's head blue with yellow polka dots in two strokes.

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