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I was wondering how everyone else mixes their paints. I find just tipping them out of the jar is a waste and really inaccurate. Ive tried a couple of other methods but they are wasteful and a pain in the bum.
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I was wondering how everyone else mixes their paints. I find just tipping them out of the jar is a waste and really inaccurate. Ive tried a couple of other methods but they are wasteful and a pain in the bum.
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Just get some on your brush, dip it in, also slightly innacurrate but it works, that what I expect most people do
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I generally use an old brush and dip it in the pot and put on a palette, and then mix with the old brush. I then switch to the brush I want to paint with. Makes it easier to keep the ferrel clean.

Can't imagine pouring paint out of the pot, as this does waste a lot. If you use Valejio paints they come in a bottle that allows you to squeeze out what you need which is very handy.

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I was doin that. Guess ill keep doin that lol

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I like using the butt of the brush, it helps you measure out the colors evenly, and it's easy to clean off between colors. Just make sure to wash it off after you're finished or it starts to build up and gets unwieldy.

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Vallejo pots are the way forward, i love them (probably an unhealthy amount).

For GW paints i use toothpicks to stir and move paint onto the palette.


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