Brushes! One of the most important tools in any artist's artillery. Learn what makes a quality brush; what type of brush works best for which technique; When to choose a synthetic or natural bristle; Difference between a round and a bright and why filberts can be a waste of money; What makes a good watercolour brush; How to properly clean and care for brushes to save your money; And much more… OH! We will also cover some brushwork techniques that will help reduce your painting tools to a manageable level.
We will discuss brushes for oil, acrylic, watercolour and encaustic artists.
Artist's paint brushes come in an array of sizes, shapes, and hairs and choosing the best brush for your application can be confusing. Everything will be covered: flow control, shapes, brush care, We will also talk about brush alternatives such as knives and squeegees.
This lecture will tell you everything you need to know in order to select the right paintbrush to suit your needs and how to take care of it properly so that it serves you for years to come.