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Natural Pigments Mini Picture Cleaning Kit

SKU : NAP-525-3004
Natural Pigments Mini Picture Cleaning Kit
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Product description


The Mini Picture Cleaning Kit contains supplies for removing surface dirt and the oxidation products from both unvarnished and varnished oil paintings. It contains both dry cleaning and aqueous cleaning materials.

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Included in the Mini Picture Cleaning Kit:
Cotton-tip Applicators
Cotton Balls
Dry Cleaning Sponge (small)
Micro-Mesh Sheet
Picture CleanGel (4 fl oz)
Purified Deionized Water (4 fl oz)
Odorless Mineral Spirits (4 fl oz)

Dusting and Dry Cleaning

There are several methods to clean paint surfaces including the use of a soft hair brush to brush away dust into a vacuum.

If these methods do not clean a paint surface well enough, the next step is to use dry cleaning methods that clean the surface more aggressively. Using materials such as a microfiber cloths and dry cleaning sponges, you can safely remove dirt from the surface of the painting. If dusting and dry cleaning methods do not succeed in removing soil from paint surfaces, only then use an aqueous cleaning method.

Aqueous Cleaning

Picture CleanGel is a solvent-free aqueous gel cleanser that is gentle to both varnished or unvarnished paint surfaces. The gel cleanser is designed to remove soil, proteinaceous and carbohydrate materials from varnished and unvarnished oil paint surfaces. It is also useful as a cleaner for paintings that have collected dirt and dust immediately prior to varnishing.


Read the directions carefully and proceed to use the product only according to these directions:

1. Apply the gel with a soft brush and stir momentarily on the surface.

2. Wipe away almost immediately with a dry cotton swab (lint free) and allow to completely dry. Roll the cotton swab on the surface to avoid abrading the surface of the painting.

3. Rinse with deionized water and allow to evaporate to dryness. Rinse by moistening a cotton swab or ball with the water and gently wipe the surface by rolling the cotton on the surface.

4. Rinse with mineral spirits in the same manner as the deionized water and allow to evaporate to dryness.

CAUTION: Use only as directed. Test the product first on an inconspicuous part of the painting before using it as directed. Use sparingly only on oil paint or varnished surfaces. Do not use on acrylic paintings. When using water and mineral spirits to remove Picture CleanGel residue, test first on the surface. On new oil paint surfaces, mineral spirits may cause lifting of pigment or paint. If this happens, use only deionized water to remove CleanGel residue from surfaces.

Health and Safety

WARNING! CONTAINS PETROLEUM DISTILLATES. Flammable liquid and vapor. Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through skin. Affects central nervous system. Causes irritation to skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Overexposure may result in nausea, headache, confusion or instability. Conforms to ASTM D 4236.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid prolonged contact with skin and breathing vapors. Keep away from eyes. Keep away from heat or flame. Use with adequate ventilation. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

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Natural Pigments

Natural Pigments is a limited liability company based in Willits, California. We manufacture and distribute rare and hard-to-find materials for fine artists and decorators. We specialize in supplying artists' materials that were used in historical painting since pre-historic times up to and including the nineteenth century.

We constantly search for materials and products of the finest quality so that we can bring them direct to you from the source. To do so, we travel the world to find materials specifically for use by professional artists and decorators. We obtain minerals from mines in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, to name a few places, processing these into natural pigments. We purchase resins, gums and plants from India, Kenya and Malaysia to make natural varnishes and painting mediums.

Our mission is to provide the largest variety of natural pigments, paints and other professional artists' supplies, enabling us to bring you a selection that makes shopping for rare and hard-to-find art materials easy. Our objective is to promote the education and use of these materials among artists by providing detailed information for their employment in encaustic, fresco, oil, watercolor and tempera painting.
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