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Pure black


Our darkest color. A deep, velvety true black that can elevate any space. For a softer black, try After Hours.

The Specs

Our premium interior water-based paint in Standard Finish is a highly desirable low-sheen, durable semi-matte. Standard Finish is made with an acrylic resin for maximum durability and optimized for self-priming, easy application, ultra-low odor, high pigmentation, quick drying times, and superior coverage.

Dry Time:
60 min to touch, 3-4 hrs to recoat
~400 SQ FT
6% Sheen Level
High Durability, Low Odor, Low VOC, Green Wise Certified, Applies Easily, Washable
Paint Type:
Pure black
Backdrop is a Climate Neutral Certified Company
The Sample

Our large 12"x12'' adhesive samples save you time, money, and trips to the hardware store. No tiny color cards. No messy, expensive sample pots.

The Reviews

Super happy with the paint. It was delivered the next day. Very happy with the color and paint quality

Matthew , Brooklyn, NY

Quality of the paint is so great and I love the can it comes in.

Alex, Los Angeles, CA

Fun and easy to use with great color names to paint an experience. I love the Dark Arts, it looks amazing.

Nick, Brooklyn, NY

From start to finish I have had a great experience with Backdrop. The website was easy to navigate. I love the companies values. My paint came very timely and I loved the eco conscious packaging! The color looks beautiful on our wall.

Sarah, Columbus, OH

I’ve been only using backdrop to completely transform two houses. Kismet has blown my socks off.

Mimi, Highland Park, MI

Overall rating 5.00

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