Easy Clean-Up for Your Mineral Spirits

Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam



Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
1. Sealable "brush-washer" (turp can)

In my last post, I mentioned that one of my staple, travel supplies, is a small zip-loc bag. Here is a quick tip to make cleaning your turp can easy. I use this method both when I travel and in my studio. The small-sized zip-loc works equally well in my large, studio-sized container.


  Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam  
2. Dirty odorless mineral spirits



Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
3. Remove center brush washer

  Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
4. Remove old zip-loc bag








Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
5. Zip up the old mess

  Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
6. The can is clean and the
bag ready for proper disposal


Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
7. New zip-loc

  Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
8. Insert it into the can

Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
9. Press bag to the bottom of the can

Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
10. Fold the sides of the
bag out

 Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
11. Ready to replace the brush washer

Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
12. Place brush washer in before
adding spirits

Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
13. Press brush washer back into
place and fill with spirits.


Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
14. Seal the clean can


Tip: Easy Clean-Up for your Mineral Spirits, by Lori Putnam
15. Ready to go!



Lori PutnamLori Putnam
Artist and Instructor, Lori combines her passion for painting from life with her great love for travel. After spending six months each year on the road painting, she enjoys time spent working in her studio. Find Lori at: www.loriputnam.com or: www.loriputnampaints.blogspot.com    READ MORE

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