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|thosmoss||23 Apr 2020 7:52 a.m. PST|
I use Vallejo paints. When I squeeze out a dab for use, I'll tahe a new lid and dip it into the puddle.
|coopman||24 Apr 2020 2:08 p.m. PST|
|PeterH||24 Apr 2020 8:44 p.m. PST|
thanks for sharing I have done this as well and thought maybe i was uniquely obsessed = good to know i am not alone!
|JimDuncanUK||26 Apr 2020 6:45 a.m. PST|
I've been doing this for years, many ,many years.
I usually give the whole lid one coat and half of the lid a second coat. That way you can see the opaqueness of the paint before it goes on a figure.
|CeruLucifus||27 Apr 2020 10:32 a.m. PST|
I paint my pots with 4 vertical stripes: bare lid, primer white, gray, black. Then I paint the lid horizontally with the internal color. Later I come back and swipe the top half with a second coat.
| Doctor X ||28 Apr 2020 11:06 a.m. PST|
I started doing this a few decades ago when it became too much of a pain to find the color I was looking for among 200+ bottles.
| ColCampbell ||09 Jun 2020 8:43 a.m. PST|
I do the same with many of my craft paints. It does make it easier to find the correct bottle.
|athun25||27 Jun 2020 7:31 a.m. PST|
In addition to that, I bought a box a steel BBs. I drop one BB into each bottle to aid in shaking up the paint.
|Your Kidding||02 Jul 2020 9:21 a.m. PST|
I'm a little picky on where I get my stainless steel. Over the years I had a few, sub standard "stainless" rust on me. Those bottles became base coats for terrain.