What do we do during the "wash" step in cleaning our brushes?
A. Put the brush tip so that it is touching the bottom of the water bowl and move it up and down. B. Take the brush in and out, in and out until it is clean. C. Stir the brush in a circle really fast in the water bowl. D. Run the brush under the faucet at the sink.
Indeed, it is important to wash your paint brush to get rid of all the unwanted color before starting off a new painting. There are many different ways of cleaning the paint brushes, but removing it through stiff nylon bristle brushes is the easiest way.
Simply, brush off along the strands of your paint brush using the nylon bristle brush. Remember, repeat this procedure very gently or else you might end up damaging your paint brush. Alternatively, you can also make use of alcohol or thinner solutions however this method is more suitable for very stubborn water based paints only.