A great way to stop the paint from drying on your Pallette

by Linda Falkingham
(Victoria BC Canada)

When real life interrupts my painting I hate to lose the paints that I have put onto, and mixed on, my pallette.


However, by accident, I came across a great way to stop the paint from drying until I return later on.

I use a piece of "Glad" Press and Seal kitchen plastic on it. It works well, because the plastic actually seals to the edges of my pallette tray both around the outside edge, and around the individual wells if need be, and keeps the paint dry for quite a long period of time.

I have gone back the next day and the paint is still there ready to go!

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Thanks Linda
by: Bob

Yep... Those acrylic paints do dry out quickly. It has its advantages but long lasting paint isn't one of them! I added a video not so long ago that shows you how to make your own inexpensive acrylics palette (helping to keep paints moist). You can see it here.

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