Saving on paint

by Dave
(Birmingham England)

Have you ever been painting and you have had to go out leaving your paints in your mixing pans. You come back and they have gone dry, waste of paint. Go to your local photo developers and ask for some of the empty film canisters they have lying around. I use them and make loads of different coloured washes in them, once you have put the lid back on they are airtight and you just keep making up your washes. Your paints will last a lot longer no more waste and it will help you to save money.

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Saving paint/patients
by: Carolyn

Put a dab of color on the lid of the canisters, to know instantly what color is in them. This works on acrilic paint jars that are stored in a drawer also.

Saving on Paint
by: Barbara

Great idea, never would have thought of it, can't wait now to give that one a go, many thanks.

film cans
by: Terry

How do you get the paint out of the palette wells into the container? With me, it would end up all
over the floor. Ha

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