Oil Paint Brushes
How to choose oil paint Brushes
Buying suitable oil paint brushes can be confusing. There
are many oil paint brushes to choose from. How does an oil
painter choose from a variety of natural hair oil paint brushes
that have been around for centuries and synthetic oil paint
brushes that are low cost oil paint brushes. Synthetic oil
paint brushes are cheaper than natural hair oil painting
Is it always good to get cheap oil paint brushes? Are there
any drawbacks from buying cheap oil paint brushes?
When buying oil painting brushes, oil painters consider not
only the prices of the oil painting brushes and equipment but
also how long the oil painting brushes will last and how joyful
the oil painter will be when using those oil painting
Red sable oil painting brushes and white bristle oil paint
brushes, for example, are loved by many oil painting artists.
There is no oil paint brushes that will live long if the oil
painter neglects them or misuse them. So, when you are oil
painting, make sure you take care of your oil paint
Basics of how to take care of oil paint brushes & clean
oil paint brushes
In oil painting, after the oil painter has used his or her
oil paint brushes, it's time to clean oil paint
brushes. The used oil paint brushes should be rinsed
out in a generous amount of turpentine or oil paint
How much turpentine or oil paint thinner should I use to
clean my oil paint brush?
Generous amount! The oil painter should be generous with the
turpentine and oil paint thinner when cleaning his or her oil
How to clean oil paint brushes?
In cleaning oil based paint brushes, after the oil paint
brushes have been thoroughly rinsed in turpentine or oil paint
thinner, the oil paint brushes should be rinsed with liquid
detergent and some warm water in a coffee can or a large
container like it. The oil painter should then shampoo his or
her oil paint brush by using an action that is much like mixing
cake batter. The last step of cleaning an oil paint brush is
rinsing off all the lather, shape the oil paint brush back into
shape and set the oil paint brush upright to dry.