Cleaning oil paint brush
Cleaning oil paint brush is an art that all
oil paint artists should learn. However, many oil paint artists
paint for years without knowing how to properly clean oil paint
brushes. It is easy to get distracted while oil painting and
oil paint artists forget to clean the oil painting brushes.
Oil paint brushes are expensive - don't
forget to clean oil paint brush
If you are an oil paint artist, don't forget
to clean your oil paint brushes properly after each oil
painting session. Oil paint brushes are expensive. If oil paint
brushes are stiff with dry oil paint, they should be thrown
away. So, don't let oil paint harden near the ferrule.
Daily cleaning method for your oil paint
Clean off excess oil paint of oil paint brushes
with a paper towel to prevent unwanted oil paint
from clogging your drain. When cleaning the oil
painting brushes, you should wear protective
Rinse the oil paint brushes with water in a jar.
Wipe the oil paint brushes with paper towel or
Shampoo the oil paint brushes. Carry the oil paint
brushes you are cleaning to a utility tub (not the
kitchen sink) and shampoo the brush with mild soap
and warm water. Press the oil paint brushes gently
against the palm of your hand and work up a lather.
Rinse the oil paint brushes free of shampoo and
lather and repeat until the color on the oil paint
brushes is gone.
Reshape the oil paint brushes by gently pulling the
oil paint brushes into its natural shape. Lay the
oil paint brushes on their side until they are dry.
Oil paint brush cleaners
Instead of washing your oil paint brushes
with soap, you can use Aquasol (a non solvent liquid) or Fels -
Naptha soap (a heavy duty laundry bar soap).