How to clean oil paint from a brush or a palette

How to clean oil paint from a brush or a palette, summary:

  • Use odorless mineral spirits.
  • To clean a kolinsky fan brush, spill the mineral spirits on a rag and wipe the rag with the brush (not the brush with the rag).
  • Plunge a bristle brush into a can with white spirits. Don’t shake the brush inside the can and don’t wipe it on the can. Then wipe the brush with a rag.
  • You can wipe a palette with the rag.


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