Welcome to Masterclass

Learning tools for artists

Brush Cleaning

Showing tips and techniques for brush care including using Acrylic Slow Drying Medium when painting with acrylics. For oil brushes, the best choices are solvents, Safflower Oil or Winsor & Newton Brush Cleaner. Top tips include how to create a tray for holding your brushes flat so the tips do not become curved and for suspending them in a jar of Safflower Oil for a less harsh cleaning process than solvents. All the guidance here will give your brushes longevity.