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Process of making oil paint brushes

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In chapter 64, “The Handbook of Art” (15th century), Cennino Cennini describes how to make a mink brush as follows. Get the mink tail dried because only the tail hair is suitable for making brush. From the tip of the tail select the longest and strongest hairs on the inside and combine them into small […]

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How to Well-maintained a oil painting brush

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Well-maintained markers will last for a long time. Expensive brushes are high quality, so care must be taken. So how to preserve the brush properly. Take a look at this article. 1 – Should wash the pen immediately after each use, avoid pen to stick overnight, not to mention after a few days: the paint […]

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Learn about brushes in oil paintings – the types of feathers used as brushes

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Of the painters used to apply paint to the background, brushes are probably the oldest and most common. In 2008, it was discovered in the Blombos cave in South Africa that abalone shells contain pigments and “brushes” made of 100,000-year-old bones. In Europe, until the eighteenth century, artists had to make their own quills. At […]

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Principle to choose a good brush

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The artists usually choose the brush according to the material and intention shown. Oil paint brushes include hard brushes to remove large patches of dead color, and soft bristles to mix patches, streaks, trimming details, erase streaks, etc. Good quality pens must meet some of the following general standards: The first criterion is the “Beautiful” […]

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Learn about brushes in oil paintings – Some quality brushes

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Usually the brush has two types of short-handled and long-handled. Short-handled pens are often used to draw decorations and fine art items when drawing at the table. Long-handled pen is used for easel painting. In some big-name stores, long-handled pens are sold in painting, while short-handled pens are sold at craft stores. Pen holder is […]

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