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Brush Cleaning Basins Art Alternatives

Soak, scrub, rinse and air-dry your brushes! Fine brushes are investments, and it pays to have a well-designed brush basin to keep drying paint from ruining them. These sturdy plastic basins are compartmentalized, one side for soaking, the other for washing. Angled slots hold larger brushes off the bottom while they soak, and graduated ridges in the washing chamber make proper scrubbing painless. Holes along the rim hold brushes of varying sizes, bristles up, for drying, and the lid functions as a palette. The square brush basin has a handle. Both are ideal for use with water, but safe for other solvents.

Brush Washers Art Alternatives

Specially designed for use with mineral spirits, turpentine and other solvents the stainless steel Brush Washers feature latching lids that lock securely to minimize odors and prevent evaporation. A removable strainer cup lets sediment collect in the bottom. Perfect for studio or classroom use, the bucket style handle makes it easy to carry or hang. Disassembles for easy cleaning!

Stainless Steel Brush Washer Art Alternatives

The Stainless Steel Brush Washer features a spiral holder which suspends brush tips to prevent bending or deforming of the bristles as they hang to dry or soak in either water or solvents. A removable sediment grate provides a surface to whisk bristles clean and allows pigment to settle below. The cup measures 4-1/8" diameter x 2" deep. Washer disassembles for easy cleaning and will not rust!

Bag of Rags Bag-O-Rags

These sweatshirt weight, white French terry wiper rags are perfect for painters of every medium. Each absorbent wiper is a good usable size, approximately 20" x 20" and is smooth on one side and looped on the other. 1 lb. of rags per bag.

Brush Cleaner & Conditioner Bob Ross

Formulated as a cleaner and conditioner of all brush types, this Bob Ross product is ideal for maintaining the original condition of your brushes. After cleaning, a little cleaner/conditioner rubbed into the bristles of your brush will keep it like new. In a 4 oz. bottle.

Brush Cleaning Bucket & Screen Bob Ross

Designed as a convenient, portable cleaning unit, this bucket and screen set is a tidy and safe way to clean brushes.

Brush Cleaning System Bob Ross

This 3-part brush cleaning system is a good solution to brush cleaning and drying needs. The system consists of odorless thinner in a convenient half-gallon container, a brush cleaning screen and a brushbeater rack for big brush drying. Both the screen and rack are soft vinyl coated to protect and prolong the lives of valuable brushes. Each of the items is also available separately.

Citra Solv Natural Cleaner & Degreaser CitraSolv

This citrus cleaner and degreaser is a versatile solvent and art medium. A natural replacement for petroleum based solvents and turpentine, it is ideal for cleaning brushes, tools, printing plates, clothing and more. It removes adhesives, gum, oil, grease, wax and permanent marker. Artists can also use it to transfer images onto vellum, paper, acetate, metal or fabric for collages, cloth art, quilting, creative projects and more. It can be used to create amazing abstract altered papers from magazine pages for mixed media, collages, scrapbooking and endless creative projects. Use it in full-strength for especially tough jobs or dilute it with water to handle lighter projects.

Kiss-Off General Pencil

This on-the-spot stain remover eliminates most stains without laundering or dry cleaning. For use on silk, cotton, linen, most synthetics and other fine fabrics when they have been stained by oil paint, lipstick/makeup, grease, etc. Also great for clening rubber stamps without drying out or compromising the rubber.

The Masters Artist Survival Kit General Pencil

This kit includes all the products needed for safe, easy art and craft clean-up. It includes 2.5 oz. of Masters Brush Cleaner & Preserver, a 4.5 oz bar of Masters Hand Soap, .7 oz. of Kiss-Off Stain Remover, a Factis extra-soft eraser and an All-Art sharpener in a handy brush cleaning basin.

The Masters Brush Cleaner General Pencil

Safe brush cleaner that will not harm red sable or any type bristle. For use with oil, acrylic or watercolor residues. All you need is water.

The Masters Hand Soap Bar General Pencil

The Masters Hand Soap is specially formulated to remove petroleum-based paint or materials without harsh and messy thinners. It removes dried-on paint with just water. It's non-abrasive, and leaves hands soft. Available in individual 1.4 oz and 4.5oz bars.

The Masters Ink, Paint & Stain Remover Clean-Up Kit General Pencil

This kit includes one The Masters Hand Soap (1.4 oz) and one Kiss-Off Stain Remover. Kiss-Off removes dried paint and inks from fabric, cleans rubber stamps and more. Artist Soap washes dye and ink from hands without drying out. This kit is ideal for the crafter, illustrator and artist working with paints, inks and dyes.

DUO Aqua Oil Brush Cleaner Holbein

This non-flammable brush cleaner has no harsh smell and can be used to clean any DUO oil, watercolor or acrylic brushes, or tools. DUO Aqua Oil Brush Cleaner can also be used to clean traditional oil color brushes, however, the brushes must be completely dry before being used again. To avoid spoiling the cleaner and to maintain its cleaning ability, remove excess color with a rag or paper first before cleaning with this solution.

Mona Lisa Brush Cleaning Fluid & Tank Mona Lisa

This system will clean, condition, preserve and protect artists' precious brushes. The cleaning fluid has built-in brush conditioner, and the cylindrical tank features a screen at the bottom for removing grime.

Pink Soap Artist Brush Cleaner Mona Lisa

This highly active all-purpose cleaner works double time. For cleaning brushes, simply put a few drops in the palm of your hand and work the oil paint out of your brush. It also cleans household items such as greasy stove tops, ovens, skillets, upholstery, carpet, jewelry and gem stones. Contains no chlorides, alkalis, phosphates, alcohol or solvents.

Acetone Spray Montana Cans

Montana Acetone spray is a universal thinner and cleaning agent that is transparent in color. It removes residue of paint, lacquer, silicone, wax, tar, and can be used as a general degreasing agent. This spray works great for flushing out spray caps to clean them after use. It can be used on porcelain, glass, ceramics, blank metals and more. It is non-corrosive and evaporates quickly without leaving a residue. Always test the spray on a non-visible area to check for any reactions to lacquer or paint, especially when used on plastic grounds as it may etch synthetic surfaces.

Travel Brush Washer Royal Brush

The travel brush washer has accordion-like sides that will collapse almost flat for traveling. It can be expanded to its full height and filled with water. Constructed of white plastic with a handle.

Brush Cleaning Tank Jar Silicoil

This tank has a spiral coil insert that cleans between bristles and a screw cap that prevents evaporation.

Brush Cleaner & Restorer Winsor & Newton

Groundbreaking technology allows artists to clean and preserve favorite brushes that are caked and clogged with dried acrylic or oil colors. You can use this unique brush cleaner and restorer to remove all traces of paint from both natural and synthetic brushes, leaving brush heads clean and conditioned, with no oily residue. Certified both AP non-toxic and biodegradable, this brush cleaner and restorer is completely safe for artists as well as for the environment. It is non-flammable, does not irritate skin or eyes, does not emit harmful vapors and is not an inhalation hazard.

Brush Wash Bucket With Removable Inner Basins Art Advantage

Deluxe brush bucket features two removable water basins (each holds 24 oz.), a 16-well palette and a handle that holds nine brushes. Basin with airtight lid holds 72 oz. Brushes not included.

Folding Rubber Brush Washer Art Advantage

This collapsible water bucket holds 1½ liters of water and folds down to a slim 1¾” tall. It features a carry handle and hang tab so you can clip to bag or easel box for easy transport to the outdoors.

Artool Studio Wipes Iwata-Medea

The best cleaner for all art surfaces. Cleans art materials, work surfaces, airbrushes and studio tools.

Neatsfoot Oil Mack

Prime Neatsfoot Oil is a restorative…keep your brushes soft and pliable.

SavvySoap Hand and Brush Cleaner Marvelous Marianne's

SavvySoap offers superior cleaning of all kinds of paints, inks and grime — with or without water. And it doesn’t crack or dry out skin or tools. Work the cleaner into the bristles of your brush to clean and soften even hardened paint, and just rinse with water and air dry.

SkinSafer Concentrated Barrier Cream Marvelous Marianne's

SkinSafer is a cooling peppermint and greaseless barrier cream that protects your skin from paints, inks, pastels, hair tints, and harsh weather. It also softens elbows and feet, and is a great anti-itch cream for poison oak or ivy, chicken pox, jock itch, and eczema.

Dry Erase Remover Motsenbocker's Lift Off

This biodegradable, water-based cleaner removes dry erase marks, ghosting and shadows. It also removes correction fluid, pen ink, highlighter and permanent marker stains. The streak-free formula makes old boards look like new. Available in a 30-pack of wipes and 4.5 oz. bottles.

Faux Paint Remover Motsenbocker's Lift Off

This water-based, biodegradable, environmentally-safe faux paint remover eliminates wet and dried faux paint from a variety of surfaces including paint brushes, clothes, stencils, concrete, metals, stone and ceramics, fabrics and hands. It also removes crackle paint, glazed finishes, metallic paint and varnish.

Pens, Inks & Dyes Remover Motsenbocker's Lift Off

This water-based, biodegradable, environmentally-safe cleanser removes wet and dried inks and dyes from a variety of surfaces including hands, wood, ceramic, stone, tile, metal, plastic, fiberglass, carpet, furniture, clothes and other fabrics. It also removes pencil marks and hair dye, newsprint and stamp pad ink.

Poster Paint Remover Motsenbocker's Lift Off

This water-based, biodegradable, environmentally-safe poster paint remover eliminates wet and dried poster paint from a variety of surfaces including paint brushes, clothes, walls, desk tops, carpet, other fabrics and hands.

Tapes, Stickers & Adhesives Remover Motsenbocker's Lift Off

This low VOC cleanser removes wet and dried spray mount, rubber cement, glue sticks and adhesives from a variety of surfaces including hands, office equipment, counter tops, bathroom stalls, desk tops, ceramic, stone, tile, metal, plastic, fiberglass, carpet, furniture, clothes and other fabrics.

Growing Brush Cleaners for Oil Painters Paint Puck

Traditional agitating devices such as the coil, grate, and screen have had no problem standing up to the harsh effects of turpentine or mineral spirits over time. But your favorite brushes have always had even more trouble standing up to unforgiving abuse from those devices!

Silicone Paint Brush Cleaners Paint Puck

Save time, water and brushes with this innovative silicone brush cleaner from Paint Puck. An alternative to the traditional coils or mesh screens, the soft, gentle Paint Puck nubs hyper-saturate your rinse water and removes paint from brushes in seconds. A suction cup on the base keeps the puck firmly attached to the bottom of your rinse cup.

Brush Restorer Trekell

Trekell Brush Restorer will lengthen the life of your brush. After cleaning your brush with a brush soap, the brush restorer should be applied and left to dry.

Coconut Oil Soap Trekell

Coconut Oil Soap is recommended for the clean-up of water-based media.

Linseed Oil Soap Trekell

Linseed Oil Soap is recommended for the clean-up of oil paints only. Fewer additives, minimal odor.

Airtight Brush Washer Anderson & Sons Co. Drop Ship Only

Made from seamless stainless steel, these rust-proof brush washer canisters feature an airtight lid and a removable brush cup.

Bristle Magic Brush Cleaner Bristle Magic Drop Ship Only

This non-toxic, biodegradable brush cleaner rinses easily and produces no fumes. It can be safely used indoors and is made in the USA.

Chalk Ink Cleaner Chalk Ink Drop Ship Only

This cleaner removes smudges or accumulation of ink dust from most chalkboards with ease, and allows users to erase with control. The cleaner features alkaline ionized water in a compact bottle with a self-wetting, fiber tip with protective cap for when cleaner is not in use. It is great for sign makers, kids and crafters for a clean, portable way to erase.

Chroma Incredible Brush Cleaner Chroma Drop Ship Only

Chroma Incredible Brush Cleaner is a superb soap for cleaning and maintaining all your fine brushes. It cleans and preserves natural or synthetic brushes, easily removes acrylic, oil or lacquer and even removes dried paint that is years old. In a 8 oz. bottle.

The Masters Clean-Up Kit General Pencil Drop Ship Only

This value pack includes a bar of Masters non-toxic hand soap and a jar of brush cleaner and preserver. Remove oils, acrylics, watercolors and stains gently from hands and brushes using only water.

The Masters Mini Clean-Up Survival Kit General Pencil Drop Ship Only

A handy, take-along kit with all the products needed for safe, easy art and craft clean-up. Kit contains a 1-1/2 oz. bar of Masters hand soap, a .7 oz. stick of Kiss-Off stain remover and a 1/4 oz. container of Masters brush cleaner.

Bellows Brush Washers Holbein Drop Ship Only

These sturdy plastic bellows brush washers are excellent for plein air watercolor. The large (HB1150/5) is 4" in diameter, 3.75" in height when opened and 1.5" when closed. The small (HB1150/5S) is 4" in diameter, 2" in height when opened, 1" when closed.

Brush Tub Loew-Cornell Drop Ship Only

A multi-purpose tub with openings around the rim to hold brushes during and after use. Sturdy plastic ribs along the tub' s bottom allow for easy brush cleaning. Brushes can be suspended in solvent without crushing bristles. The tub comes with a lift-off top which can store turpentine or water.

Mijello Water Bucket Martin Universal Design Drop Ship Only

This two liter water bucket has three compartments. It includes a wiping pad area. The handles have been formed to hold active brushes.

Brush Shaper Mona Lisa Drop Ship Only

Brush Shaper is a non-toxic sizing that restores artist brushes to their original shape, and helps to keep them in good condition for longer life. After your brush has been thoroughly cleaned, dip it into Brush Shaper and work the liquid into the bristles. Shape the brush to the desired point, and let dry. When the brush is ready to be used again, remove Bush Shaper by briskly moving the bristles back and forth or by rinsing with water. It comes in a 2 oz. wide mouth jar.

Brush Cleaner One Shot Drop Ship Only

A premium product designed for conditioning and cleaning brushes that have been used with oil based paints. Excellent for reconditioning, softening, and renewing partially hardened natural and nylon brushes and will not interfere with the properties of oil based sign paints.

Square Brush Basin Royal Brush Drop Ship Only

This sturdy, hard plastic basin is divided into three compartments for soaking, scrubbing and rinsing. One side has two compartments with a brush rest for soaking and rinsing. The other side has a ridges in the bottom for gently removing stubborn paint from bristles. Holes along the lip of the basin provide additional resting places for brushes. The basin also has a lid so that you can store your solvent for later use.

Artguard Barrier Cream Winsor & Newton Drop Ship Only

A light, pleasantly scented, non-greasy cream that rubs easily into the skin to form an invisible barrier against most types of artist painting materials. Artguard helps prevent harmful or irritating substances from penetrating the skin and contains an emulsion of waxes, glycerin and natural oil which help to protect and condition the skin

Citrus Essence Brush Cleaner Chelsea Classical Studios Special Order Only

Rinse your paint brushes with Citrus Essence Brush Cleaner during painting sessions to remove paint from brushes, and thoroughly clean your brushes with it after your painting sessions to remove paint and medium.

Lavender & Olive Oil Brush Soap Chelsea Classical Studios Special Order Only

Lavender & Olive Oil Brush Soap is a handmade soap created to both clean and moisturize paint brushes, keeping them in good condition for future use. It is made from olive oil, lavender oil, wax, and lye. No chemical detergents or additives are used.

Lavender Brush Cleaner Chelsea Classical Studios Special Order Only

Rinse your paint brushes with Lavender Brush Cleaner during painting sessions to remove paint from brushes, and thoroughly clean your brushes with it after your painting sessions to remove paint and medium.

Jack's Linseed Studio Soap Jack Richeson & Co. Special Order Only

This may be the world's best brush cleaner ever…but the best part about it is it can also be used to clean your hands, floors, work surfaces, and just about anything else that needs cleaning.

Plastic Brush Basin Jack Richeson & Co. Special Order Only

This light blue heavy-duty basin features a cover, 1 bucket, 2 water reservoirs; a 16 well paint tray and 5 holes for brushes in the handle.

Ultimate Rinse Cup Paint Puck Special Order Only

The Ultimate Rinse Cup combines features from Paint Puck's other products for the ultimate all-in-one brush cleaning experience. Includes over a dozen brush holders, a mess tray, integrated cleaning nubs, a detachable bottom for washing, a variety of colors and even a brush squeegee!

Brush Plus Brush Cleaner Plaid Special Order Only

Clean and condition brushes with this fast, one-step water-based formula. This safe gel works on water and solvent-based products, including acrylics, oils, alkyd and watercolor paints, varnishes, stains, glues and painting mediums.

Brush Scrubby Grooming Pad Royal Brush Special Order Only

Use this nibbed, heart shaped grooming pad to clean stubborn paint out of brushes. Ideal for use with stencil brushes.

Small Cleaning Tool Royal Brush Special Order Only

This small cleaning tool can be used to clean up items with tight crevices.