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How to clean your Mont Marte acrylic paint brushes? - Handy Mandy Craft Store

How to clean your Mont Marte acrylic paint brushes?

Acrylic paintbrushes are an essential tool for artists and hobbyists alike.


They are used to apply paint to canvas, paper, or any other surface, and when used properly, they can produce beautiful works of art.

However, after use, cleaning your brushes is essential to ensure they are in good condition for the next time you need them.
This blog will show you how to clean your Mont Marte acrylic paint brushes effectively.
Step 1: Rinse the Brush in Water
The first step in cleaning your Mont Marte acrylic paint brushes is to rinse them in water immediately after use.
This will help to remove any excess paint and prevent it from drying on the bristles. If the paint has already dried, you can use a paintbrush cleaner or solvent to soften it before rinsing.
Step 2: Add Soap Squeeze a small amount of mild soap, such as dish soap, into the palm of your hand. Then, work the soap into the bristles of the brush with your fingers, making sure to remove all traces of paint.
Step 3: Rinse Thoroughly Rinse the brush thoroughly in warm water until all the soap has been removed and the water runs clear.
Then, you can gently massage the bristles with your fingers to help remove any remaining paint.
Step 4: Shape the Bristles After rinsing, use your fingers to reshape the brush's bristles to their original form. This will help to maintain the brush's shape and prevent the hair from becoming misshapen.
Step 5: Dry the Brush
Pat the brush dry with a clean towel or cloth, then lay it flat or hang it to air dry completely. Avoid using hot water when cleaning your brushes, as it can cause the bristles to become brittle and lose their shape.
By following these simple steps, you'll be able to effectively clean your brushes and keep them in good condition for future use.
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