Move the stick in upward and downward spirals. VM Vicki Marts Jun 13, Learn more.
They can be easily cleaned with soap and water; however, they dry very quickly and are harder to clean when dry. It is a good idea to buy a paint thinner from the same company as the paint, since it will have been tested before hand. Did this summary help you?
If the paint coming off the stick looks like smooth, thick cream, it does not need to be thinned and doing so will actually render the paint unusable. Use a ladle or scoop to run the paint through a funnel. BH Bill Hanley Mar 28, Thinning it further will lead to messy application and inadequate coverage of the surface.