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Oil Painting Cleaning Products

August 6, 2010 by stain remover expert No Comments »

oil painting cleaning products
Need help with a project of painting the kitchen.?

Several years. I painted my cabinets there and baseboards with a paint based oil and I would now like to paint, but prefers to use latex paint. With the use of a similar product Kiltz applied first let me use latex on oil based. I like the results of the base oil, but simply do no time to deal with the drying time and clean. Thank you. PS I know there are many different types of primers.

sand cabinets Wash with TSP and water first with an oil / water primer

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Oil Painting Cleaning

January 13, 2010 by stain remover expert No Comments »

oil painting cleaning
What can I use to clean brushes after oil painting other than turpentine?

I mean there are other something I can use .. I mean like baby oil or something that I can find at home?

Walnut oil can be used to clean brushes. (It can be used as a drying oil to mix with oil paints.) I took a class in which the instructor was very sensitive to the smell of turpentine and "odorless mineral spirits (WHO). In the classroom, I used a clean brush safe ( For transportation of walnut oil, although the whole jar glass with a metal screw on the lid would have worked. I also used pictures of Mr. Graham of oil that the binder is walnut oil ( ). (By Mr. Graham, his paintings and mediums walnut oil are completely miscible with other oil paints, and to date I found this to be the case. I use both Mr. Graham and Gamblin paints together.) Walnut oil Health Food stores be used for your ( (Safflower oil and linseed oil are also used as binders in paints tube and can be used as a wash brush oil, but I do not know what their effectiveness.) David R. Darrow is a professional artist using edible, food grade, cold pressed walnut oil to clean brushes. He washes his brushes in Dawn dishwashing detergent. You read about his method (He generally uses Liquin as a means.) I got frustrated with the smoothness cleaning with walnut oil. In my studio, I use Gamsol, an OMS, in which I clean most of my paint brushes and finish washing my brushes with Masters Brush Cleaner and Preserver ( I use a disposable glove on the farm until the hand of my own paper towel. Just a note, each artist has his own method of cleaning and preservation of their brushes. My method may not be optimal, but it works for me.

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