Oh No, My Paint Tube Won't Open!

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How can I open sealed acrylic paint tubes?

Oh No, My Paint Tube Won't Open!

Everyone knows if you close any type of paint cover with wet paint on it, it will dry around the cover and stick, allowing for a cover that won't open. If you run into this problem, remind yourself next time to wipe any paint from the tube and clean it before closing. You can also try immersing your tube of paint into some hot water to help loosen the dried paint for opening.



9/9/2007 7:48:56 PM
Kacy said:

Or use a rag to protect your thumb and forefinger as you twist it off.


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