Cleaning Tips

When Michaelangelo finished painting the Sistine Chapel's ceiling, he spent the rest of his life trying to remove the paint that had poured down his sleeve ...Francois Cavanna

Tempera Paint
Poster Paint
Watercolor Paint
Water-base Block Ink

    1. Soak the spot in cold water
    2. Hand scrub with soap
    3. Work area with hands
    4. Wash as usual
       
Finger Paint
    1. Let paint dry
    2. Brush dried paint from fabric with a stiff brush
    3. Follow directions 1-4 above for any paint left
Ink (other than India)
    1. Soak spot in small amount of milk
    2. Hand scrub
    3. Wash as usual

Permanent Marker
India Ink

These materials contain varnish and require a solvent. Turpentine or paint thinner may work, but marks from these materials may never be entirely removed.

Clay
    1. Allow clay to dry
    2. Brush dried clay from fabric with a stiff brush
    3. Wash in the usual manner
Acrylic Paint

Plastic-based paint: permanent, can't be removed
 

 

 Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life...Pablo Picasso

  • Seymour Community School District
  • 10 Circle Drive Seymour, WI 54165
  • Phone: See School homepage
  • Seymour Community School District
  • 10 Circle Drive Seymour, WI 54165
  • Phone: See School homepage