How do I choose the right paint brush for art technique?
The choice of hair and fibre varies depending on brush use and art technique.
Below are a few simple suggestions to help you choose and purchase the most suitable brush for each painting technique.
For Watercolour, suggested brushes are made of sable, ox-hair, and synthetic hair for Oil and Acrylic, suggested brushes are made of ox-hair, sable, white bristle, and synthetic hair
For Ceramics, suggested brushes are made of vair, ox-hair, and sable hair
For Restoration, suggested brushes are made of ox-hair, sable, and white bristle hair
For Gilding, suggested brushes are made of vair and ox-hair
For Hobby activities, synthetic brushes are preferred
For brush Writing and Calligraphy, round and slim sable hair or vair are preferred
For Graphics, synthetic and sable brushes are used, always round but of larger size.