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Don't Reshape a Brush When You've Washed It
How to care for your paint brushes
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When you've finished washing a brush, use your fingers to guide the bristles into the 'normal' shape of the brush. If they don't want to co-operate, take a piece of tissue or toilet paper and wrap this around the bristles while the brush is still damp. As it dries, it'll contract and help reshape the brush.

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