|DAY 171||ART 101|
BRUSHING UP ON THE BASICS
Perhaps not enough emphasis is placed on the importance of the paintbrush, which shapes and forms each stroke of a painting. Skimping on the quality can have significant consequences, including frayed, unwieldy bristles or stray hairs that become part of the painting.
Brushes come in three basic hair types. Soft natural-hair bristles are made up of the hair of an animal (such as a weasel or badger). These bristles, which are very resilient and hold a good amount of moisture, are ...