Vacuum Chamber to store oil paint

How to prevent oil paint from drying out is an age old discussion.  There are options:    Cover the paint with water. Place the paint in the freezer. Add clove oil to the palette and cover with a lid.   The last 4 years I have used a Vacuum Chamber and pump.  This works really […]

Non toxic brush cleaning

In an effort to reduce toxic products from my studio. I have replaced cleaning my brushes with Safflower oil instead of Mineral Spirits. Safflower oil I purchase from the grocery story.   I use 2 Salad jars, one filled about 1/3 with Safflower oil to clean the brushes initially.  With 2 I can settle the

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