Proper brush care will give your brushes longer life and better performance. It might seem like more trouble than it’s worth, but once you get into the habit, it will become second nature. As you have probably discovered, better brush quality comes with a higher price tag, so it’s well worth the effort to keep them performing well. That way, when you go to make your art, you don’t even give your brush a second though: it just does exactly what you want.
This short guide has great brush care instructions for natural hair brushes, oil brushes, synthetics, how to remove old acrylic paint from brushes, how to store and reshape them, etc. Take a look!