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Orig pinner: This tip has saved my brushes many, many, times. Thanks to Laura Cox of Heart of the Home Stencils who first led me to Murphy's Oil Soap! "If you petrify a brush just soak it in Murphy's for 24 to 48 hours and it dissolves all the paint and makes it like new."
Let leaves soak in Arm and Hammer Washing Soda for a few days, then take a brush and lightly brush off the..leaf coat (?) And you have Translucent leaves!
Clean DRIED acrylic paint out of your paint brushes and clothes with Germ-X!!! As a high school art teacher, I have saved hundreds of dollars by soaking hard brushes full of dried acrylic paint in Germ-X. After just 5-10 minutes the paint dissolves away. I saved a new pair of jeans today too....I put a dab on the dried paint and left it for 5 minutes then came back and got it completely off with a toothbrush.
How To Clean Paint Brushes ~ Tip of the Day. To clean a paint brush with dried paint or any dirty paint brush for that matter, simply add two tablespoons of fabric softener to one cup of warm water and let soak overnight! It will soften the paint, and rinse off easily!
How To Clean a Dry and Crusted Paintbrush Easily with Vinegar |