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Reply #45 on: February 13, 2021, 07:31:09 PM
Annie, you can use a glass scraper to clean the tile. I use it all the time as I don't always clean my palette immediately and the oil gets very hard.
They are cheap, get them at the hardware store.
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Reply #46 on: February 15, 2021, 05:42:32 PM
Many :thankyou: Maryna, I did not know that trick.  I will definitively do that.  Have a nice day, Annie
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Reply #47 on: May 06, 2021, 08:16:31 PM
John, I didn’t even check on this thread for a long time, but I did get the answers anyway and from your comment.  I think stay wet palettes can be made with any kind of container depending on what size you need, as long as they have tight lids.  I wanted to tell you about my Masterson palette:  I got it a while back and from Day 1 it was a major pain in the butt because it’s so hard to squeeze the air out.  Snapping the lid on by pressing all around the sides is a bummer and now the corners of my lid have cracked off.  But I use this palette anyway for oils now; I have a piece of glass in it so I can scrape the paint off with a paint scraper.  Well, I wanted to say that I will never buy a Masterson palette again.  I am still looking for one that size though. ~Liz

Hi Liz... in my photo one of them is a Masterson and I actually quite like it,,,, Havent painted in around 4 months here at all due to the summer temps and the temperature my apartment gets up to.. around 35C at night!!! Just cracked both of them open to find that even after 4 months they were both still moist and humid... didn't stink at all and that the sponge that came with the Sta-Wet is still intact where the diy disintegrated here and there,,, Must get back to it but since originally posting here I painted a few pieces and found the wet palette to be a godsend compared to what went before,,, could hardly squeeze paint out of the tube without it drying ,,, and they're GOLDEN brand... Learning curve I guess... but I find the masterson snap much easier than the tupperware,,,
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