Can you use brushes with acrylic paint? Acrylic paints can really destroy natural-hair brushes. For a durable and reliable brush to use with your every acrylic painting need, consider a synthetic brush instead. Acrylic brushes are often more resistant to wear and tear, as well as slightly stronger and springier than natural bristles.
What brushes work with acrylic paint? The best acrylic brushes would be those made with synthetic nylon. You are also able to purchase brushes made of polyester or even a combination of both synthetic materials. There is also a massive range of choices when selecting acrylic brushes made from synthetic materials.
Are acrylic paint brushes different? Compared to watercolor paintbrushes, brushes for acrylic paint are more diverse in terms of shapes. There are eight main shapes to choose from – round, pointed round, flat, bright, filbert, angular flat, fan and detail round.
Do you need to wet your brush when using acrylic paint? If I use acrylics from a tube or a jar, I usually wet my paintbrush and then drip a bit of water onto the paint and mix it together until it gets nice and fluid, adding more water when/if necessary.