Acrylic paint storage.

by Patricia Pate
(Newport, NC, USA)

Pill box storeage for acrylic paints

Pill box storeage for acrylic paints

Pill box storeage for acrylic paints Example of single well (daily) box

Acrylics will "keep" in medicine (pills, tablets) organizers that are easily available at pharmacies. By spraying regularly with water from a spray bottle I am able to keep dispensed paint active for several weeks. I have found that the dispensers that open up to several wells (instead of the daily, individual well organizers ) are the most efficient.


Also, keeping your dispensed paints refrigerated will extend their usability.
One disadvantage is the containers must be kept level to prevent intermixing and leaking of the paints. The containers wash easily by soaking in hot soapy water. After rinsing and drying, any residual paint is hardened and will not affect your next fresh addition.

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