Use only AP (Approved Products) label materials to avoid fires and toxic inhalation.
· Natural Turpenoid: perfect for cleaning paint brushes or to remove paint from canvas.
· I use safflower oil for solvent: mix with oil paint to thin oil paint; can buy at any grocery store; OR use Linseed oil from any art store.
· Use Viva paper towels: very soft and gentle on your paint brushes and doesn’t leave those paper partials on your paint brushes.
· Use Dove soap for hands and to clean paint brushes: I found this soap heaven sent to use for cleaning up.
· Use Winsor and Newton Oil paints: very good quality oil paints-easy flow and good for mixing.
· Use Strathmore Paper palette: easy to clean up-just wrap up and throw away and safe.
· Use Cover-lid palette: easy to keep your oil paints wet for next painting session-make sure you put some solvent (Oil) on oil paints. Also, use paper palette to line inside your covered palette.
· I use synthetic paint brushes (hair like brushes): very smooth and easy to clean, great to use for specific brush strokes. There is also bristle brushes-very hard texture brushes if you want more of a paint brush look.
Use acrylic paints are very safe to use for your health and for environmental reasons.
· Acrylic paint is water based: never use any solvent just water to thin out paint; never mix oil with water.
· Use Viva paper towels
· Use Dove soap
· Use Strathmore Paper palette
· I use synthetic paint brushes