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How To: Use a Paintbrush Properly
Anyone can paint. But to achieve the best possible results, you must know how to use a paintbrush properly.
Any painter will tell you, good brush technique is key to a neat job. Hold the brush with your thumb on one side and your fingers on the other. Dip about a third of the brush in the paint, getting rid of the excess. Keep the brush perpendicular to the surface, using light strokes to avoid lap marks.
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