Soak gunky paintbrushes in hot vinegar for 30 minutes to clean them.
Or, if you have a very small amount of paint, use a Slobproof! pen.
Run a brown paper bag over any (dry) painted surface that feels rough.
To avoid roller marks on furniture, only go in one direction.
Here’s a frugal paint-saving roller trick:
Use a rubber band to wipe excess paint on instead of the rim.
Before painting metal, wipe it down with vinegar.
If your tape is old and won’t roll without peeling, place it in the microwave for 10 seconds.
Brushes and Strokes
Face Painting Brushes from http://www.facepaintingtips.com/