Then, apply a bar of Ivory soap on the stain and rub it rigorously to make the stain Remove dried latex paint from clothes. This will only make the stain more difficult to remove. If you used turpentine, white spirit or another, similar product, you were most likely using oil paint and can follow the steps below. Then I used two sides of the shirt the one with paint and one without and began scrubbing. Do not apply water or rinse the stain.