Many paints and finishes can be applied using either a roller, a paint brush, a paint pad, or a paint sprayer. Drips are caused by poor painting technique usually overloading the chosen tool during application.
Tools and materials
Scraper, sandpaper, paintbrush, paint
1 Drips may look unsightly but they can easily be removed with a scraper and some sandpaper.
2 Use a scraper to scrape back the paint drips. Be careful not to damage the surface underneath.
3 Drips may look unsightly but they can easily be removed with a scraper and some sandpaper.
Loading a brush
Good brush technique is essential to achieve even coverage. To avoid overloading the brush, only dip it into the paint to one-third of the bristle length for water-based paint, or one quarter of the bristle length for oil-based paint. Then, scrape off any excess on the rim of the container.