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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

Great posts! I love them all! Take your pick on mine... the Acrylics organizer was engineered by me with wood pieces, nails and a hammer... And the Oil tubes are hanging from a clip that is also hanging from thumb tags on a cork board that is attached to wooden door panel for support. I also have the drawer filing system, but being that I am a visual person, I had a hard time deciding which paint to use... I also have my oil paints labeled with a round dot where I smeared the actual paint and also a tint version of the same paint... It helps me compare from one to the other...

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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

My daughter keeps borrowing my paints and she calls the filing system "the library"
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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

I use plastic ammo cans which have rubber sealed lock down lids. I keep one for about 5 colors and a miscellaneous one. Blacks & browns in one with whites. Green one. And one for Red & Orange. One for Yellows. One for Blues.

Then I have an empty one or two to carry the tubes that I will use for the day. I re-separate them and put them back in their color boxes when finished. Not perfect but works for me. I just have too many tubes.
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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

Here is how I currently do things. My studio is my own little world. I surround myself with all my supplies. My paints are in the little dresser/nightstand on the bottom right of the photo. They aren't organized in any special way, but its an organized chaos and I always know where what I need is. You can't see it in the photo, but on the left of the photo is my shadow box that I use to paint my still lifes from. Also, if you take a right from the chair I have a big dresser with a cupboard in it where I store all my mediums, oils and solvents. It is tight for space, but it works for me I like to sit when I paint in here so, you can hardly see it, but my pallet is on a table to the right of my chair. I normally always use the same pallet so I never have trouble deciding what colors to use, and I find it helpful to always put all my colors out, even if I'm not going to use them all.
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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

Does it matter if I keep my paint in the garage?
It gets quite hot in there in summer.
Or do all paints need to be stored in the house at room temperature?

EDIT*** sorry I found this thread in Google and didn't realise it is in the oil section. I use acrylic.
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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

I don't store them. They are out all the time on one of these.

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I don't store them. They are out all the time on one of these.

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I like that! Where did you get it?
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Re: how do you store your paint tubes?

I purchased them through Amazon. You can google "artist taboret".
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I purchased them through Amazon. You can google "artist taboret".

Great - thanks! Should hold up well. I know artist friends that also use commercial grade food service carts - similar to this but with a handle. They are plastic but, thick plastic and should last a lifetime.
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These are made of metal and when you assemble one, you can decide whether the selves face up or down depending on your needs.
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