One issue I often run into is the bending of paintbrush bristles. I try to teach my students to place wet brushes, brush up, so that they dry properly. There is always one or two that still get stuck in the bucket the wrong way. It makes it very difficult for students to use the brushes and I hate having to throw them away. I came across this product when ordering supplies and tested it recently. As you can see in the picture below. It works very well. I am super excited about giving some of my brushes a “lift”.