Welcome to dickblick
Winsor & Newton Brush Cleaner and Restorer completely cleans dried acrylics, oils, and alkyds with no damage to the brush head or loss of fibers. It can be used on natural or synthetic brushes. The cleaning solution is effective within minutes for oil colors (hours for dried acrylics), and leaves no oil residue.
This water soluble cleaner is non-toxic, biodegradable, non-flammable, and has low vapor. It comes in a plastic bottle.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Winsor & Newton products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
™ Winsor & Newton is a trademark.
(based on 35 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Reviewed by 35 customers
Displaying reviews 1-10
Back to top
Previous | Next »
Comments about Winsor & Newton Brush Cleaner and Restorer:
I've been doing something wrong when I clean my synthetic brushes, after using them for oil paint. As a result they were getting hard and sticky and gross. I also had a few that I had forgotten about and let them dry with refined linseed oil in the bristles. It's an expensive mistake! I almost used paint thinner, but thankfully realized in time, that it would have melted my brushes. Other artists were swearing by this brush restorer, so I gave it a shot and it works. This is really going to save me money by making my brushes last longer! #sweepstakes
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Was this review helpful? Yes / No
- You may also flag this review
from Littleton, CA
I bought this on the recommendation of a friend, but haven't had much luck with it. It slightly restored a couple of brushes I used with acrylic, but they are not back to normal still. Going to try another treatment to see if I have more luck. I'm also unclear as to whether this can get washed down the sink.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Saved all of my favorite brushes! Will NOT ever live without this product
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Brush Cleaner & Restorer
By Donna Marie
I buy good quality brushes that get used a lot. I use a lot more acrylic paint for my artwork then any other medium. Acrylic paint is very hard on brushes. This product has revived brushes and made them usable again when I was about to trash them. This product won't revive all brushes but it will rejuvenate most of them.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Took the enamel off of brush handles
I used this cleaner to clean acrylic and oil paint out of various brushes. It definitely will get caked on acrylic out of brushes. I had one Liquitex freestyle brush that had been used for gesso. It was stiff with paint and this cleaner made it usable (not soft but usable again). However it took the enamel off of the handle of three of my good Escoda brushes. Dick Blick has been great about making the situation right but I would warn against soaking Escoda brushes for longer than ten or fifteen minutes.
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with this brush cleaner. Because it is formulated to removed dried paint from the tuft of the brush, it can also remove the lacquer from the brush handle. For this reason, it is not recommended for use on painted or varnished surfaces, and contact with brush handles should be avoided. If you would ever like to speak to a Product Specialist about the care and cleaning of brushes, just call 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or email email@example.com. They're happy to assist you!
Excellent at removing acrylic paint from bristles
from East Setauket NY
Small amount needed to clean ,this bottle will last .
from Corvallis, OR
Biodegradable, non-hazardous, gets the paint out. And it doesn't smell!
Brush cleaner from heaven
This works awesome for removing get paint from vinyl reborn so quickly.
Product did its job
By The Casual Hobbyist
from Ohio, United States
Didn't use the product for brushes, like its intended use. I used it to get paint off a certain item of mine and it worked. Just had to soak it for a bit and the paint slowly but surely came off. Pros:It does take off the paintIn a nice, clear bottle so you can see how much you have leftCons:It takes a bit to get coated on paint onThe smell isn't overpowering but can get to you a bit if you have to use a lotIf there are traces of it anywhere on the bottle and you put it down on a polished wooden serviceor something like that, it'll damage the wooden service (this happened to me even though I swear I cleaned and wiped the bottle down thoroughly)
Loading item data...
Please allow ADDITIONAL DELIVERY TIME for factory-shipped items.
Click here to view expected shipping dates, or call our Order Dept (800)-828-4548.
Copyright © 2015 Dick Blick Art Materials. All rights reserved.
Your cart is currently empty.
Your cart currently contains N item.
Dick Blick Art Materials®, Blick®, Blick Studio®, and Artists Pick Blick® are registered trademarks of Dick Blick Holdings Inc.
© Copyright 1999-2017 Dick Blick Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.