If someone is new to crafting or trying a craft for the first time that requires using a brush, it can be intimidating. Knowing what brush to use for a particular craft project is important.
These types of brushes can also be called shaders. They are designed to have two right angles with a sharp edge. These brushes are effective when used to provide a base coating on a project. On quality flat brushes the bristles are not any longer than the width of the entire brush.
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|Black Gold by Dynasty Wave Brushes|
Liners and Rounds
The bristles on these kinds of brushes should meet in a fine point at the tip. They are used when the project require attention to small details and painting in tight areas. Rounds are commonly utilized to paint with flowing strokes such as when creating lettering. Liners have fewer bristles than rounds and are perfect for when a project requires painting small thin lines.
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|Faux Squirrel by Dynasty Round Brush|
Experienced craft painters will call these a rose petal brush. In appearance they are similar to a flat brush but their bristles are cut at an angle. They are often used often used when a project requires controlled blending strokes as when painting flowers on objects.
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People who do a lot of craft painting will refer to these brushes as cat’s tongue. They also have the appearance of a flat brush that has each corner rounded. The brush has a circular appearance. They are best used to make soft edges in situations that require careful blending of colors.
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John Waters - Team Leader