How to Transfer Face Paints to a New Container

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How to Transfer Face Paints to a New Container
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When you own several brands of paints, all the containers can be cumbersome. I'm combining my Kryolan and TAG palettes into one 24-color Kryolan box.

When you own several brands of paints, all the containers can be cumbersome. I'm combining my Kryolan and TAG palettes into one 24-color Kryolan box.

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I'm transferring my TAG Pearl paints into Kryolan palette refill containers to combine my palettes. I like to use my mini flathead screwdriver to do this, but you could use anything similar.

I'm transferring my TAG Pearl paints into Kryolan palette refill containers to combine my palettes. I like to use my mini flathead screwdriver to do this, but you could use anything similar.

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Cut your paint to be moved. If it is fresh, it should be soft.

Cut your paint to be moved. If it is fresh, it should be soft.

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I start by cutting a wedge like I'm slicing pizza.

I start by cutting a wedge like I'm slicing pizza.

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Scrape around the side of the container to lift the paint.

Scrape around the side of the container to lift the paint.

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Lift out the chunk of paint.

Lift out the chunk of paint.

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Press it into the new container with a clean fingertip, or your tool. This is easy with fresh, soft paint! (If your paint is old & dry, see my other guide on how to re-hydrate it.)

Press it into the new container with a clean fingertip, or your tool. This is easy with fresh, soft paint! (If your paint is old & dry, see my other guide on how to re-hydrate it.)

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Repeat until it is as full as you like. Don't fill it too full...you need a little space to contain water from your brush.

Repeat until it is as full as you like. Don't fill it too full...you need a little space to contain water from your brush.

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Done!

Done!

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Now you can easily bring along a small sample of many different brands to your gigs. I do this with my less used specialty colors (metallics, neon, etc)

Now you can easily bring along a small sample of many different brands to your gigs. I do this with my less used specialty colors (metallics, neon, etc)

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I like to label them with a sharpie. It helps me remember which brand it is when I need to refill later.

I like to label them with a sharpie. It helps me remember which brand it is when I need to refill later.

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I use this same method to transfer all of my 2.5 oz Kryolan paints to the screw-together jars that I use them out of. You can find these, plus palette boxes & refill containers at paintertainment.com!

I use this same method to transfer all of my 2.5 oz Kryolan paints to the screw-together jars that I use them out of. You can find these, plus palette boxes & refill containers at paintertainment.com!

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I keep the original containers at home when I need to refill later. The clear screw together jars take up less space too so I can have more paint colors on my tray, and less lids to worry about!

I keep the original containers at home when I need to refill later. The clear screw together jars take up less space too so I can have more paint colors on my tray, and less lids to worry about!

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