How To Clean Your Oil Paint Brush Cleaner
Cleaning is not my favorite task, but it is a necessary task. So, here we go :)
In this post and supporting video, I walk you step-by-step:
- the tools needed to clean your oil painting brush cleaner reservoir
- how to clean your oil painting brush cleaner tank
- when do you know it is time to clean your oil painting brush cleaner reservoir
- 2 options to cleaning your oil painting brush cleaner tank
Materials to Use to Clean Your Oil Painting Brush Cleaning Tank
- 2 Mason Jars
- Rubber bands
- Cheese Cloth
- Plastic Bags
- Paper towel
- Kitty Litter
- Container for sediment (if you want to use it as paint)
Video on How to Clean Your Oil Painting Brush Cleaning Tank
The following video describes and shows, step-by-step, how to clean your oil painting brush cleaning reservoir.
Grab the Videos On Demand in the Intro To Oil Painting. In this class you'll learn:
- the difference between quality and cheap paint
- review the different palette options and why choose one over the other
- where to save your money and invest in quality supplies.
- the different types of painting surfaces; panels vs. canvas.
- what the value and purpose of mediums are and when to use them to make the paint perform differently (dry faster, slower, leave brush strokes, etc.).
- the different types of brushes and how to care for them.
Brush Care Supplies
Not sure what you need to keep your oil painting brushes clean? What do you do with the stuff that you cleaned your brushes with? In addition to the below, purchase the following from your local store:
- Tennis Balls
- Murphy's Oil Soap
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