Customs: How do you clean a brush?

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  1. aledromo

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    I have thinner I use after each session, and soapy water for occasional washes, but how so you keep your paintbrushes clean during and between uses?
     
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    I keep two separate containers of thinner and hot water during painting. The thinner I reserve for enamels, whereas the water is used for acrylics. When finished, I let the brushes soak in thinner for a bit, rinse them in hot water, and blot them dry with a paper towel. It's really simple.
     
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    With brushes that I use acrylic paints, I clean them with some kind of soap and hot water after I'm finished.

    Sblood already covered enamels well, and I do the same with my brushes while in use (container with water).
     
  4. aledromo

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    Thanks, guys. Very helpful!
     
  5. Hotwire

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    This is by far the best tutorial for cleaning brushes I've ever seen!
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