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nolan

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on: December 13, 2010, 07:33:05 PM
Clean paint brushesthat have hard paint on


How to clean hardened paint of your brush.

We all forget to clean a brush every now and again and only realise it once the paint has dried rock hard and solid. Here is a way to loosen the paint and revive that dead brush.

The brush I used had oil paint on it. If you have a brush that has acrylic on it, use water instead of turpentine.
« Last Edit: December 13, 2010, 07:45:11 PM by nolan »


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Reply #1 on: December 13, 2010, 10:14:23 PM
 :2funny: Not only are you entertaining, but  :smart: filled with good helps.  Thanks Nolan!  :clap:
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Reply #2 on: December 14, 2010, 03:27:33 AM
 :tooth: :tooth: I like it!! :2funny:


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Reply #3 on: December 14, 2010, 04:20:14 AM
 :clown: :clown: :clown: :clown: :clown:

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Reply #4 on: December 14, 2010, 01:05:28 PM
WOW....I never thought I'd ever see one of those.... an honest to goodness SAN-Z!!! Lots of "white"eyed conures and the like but never  a rare and rarely seen 'White-Ring Eyed San-z'. (White-Ring Eyed S.African-NewZealander)   :D  :2funny:  :2funny:
Oh, and thanks for the brush cleaning tip...well done!  :heeha: ;D :clap: :yippee: :2funny:


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Reply #5 on: December 14, 2010, 06:12:13 PM
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