How to Load a Paint Brush and Strike Off

Two Paint Brushing Techniques That Promise a Better Finish

This video demonstrates two techniques that will assure better results when painting with a brush.  The first has to do with loading the brush with paint in such a way that the bristles are fully wet with paint but not so much so that there is dripping.  The second is a method painters call "striking off" -- a finishing touch that leaves the newly painted surface free from lap marks.