Turpentine Oil color to create thin, quick-drying washes in the early stages of painting
- Also used to clean brushes.
Turpentine Oil For Painting And Brush Washing - Fill a small cup or jar with regular (non-foaming) dish soap so it is slightly deeper than the head of your brush. Mix your brush in the soap, coating as many bristles as possible. Remove brush and wipe on a paper towel or newspaper
Washing Brushes for Oil Painting
- Use a paper towel to wipe excess paint from the brush.
- Optional: Rinse the brush in *oil* not mineral spirits or turpentine.
Lather-Rinse-Repeat with a simple white bar soap until all color is removed.
- Gently squeeze excess water from brush and dry flat on a paper towel.