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A paintbrush is a tool used to apply paint, ink, or other types of fluid to a surface.
A paintbrush is made of four main parts:
The bristles are the part of the brush that holds the paint.
They can be made of natural materials, such as hog hair, sable, or ox hair, or synthetic materials, such as nylon or polyester.
The type of bristles used will depend on the type of paint being used. For example, natural bristles are best for oil paints/watercolours, while synthetic bristles are best for acrylic/gouache & watercolour paints.
The ferrule is the metal band that holds the bristles in place. It is usually made of brass or steel.
The handle is the part of the brush that you hold onto. It is usually made of wood or plastic.
The crimp is the small metal piece that secures the ferrule to the handle.
HIMI Little Bird 8 pcs Assorted mini brush sets are an ideal set for adding details in gouache or acrylic paintings & even for watercolours.
This set comes with a Blue colour handle in an Oval shaped box
Available in set of 8 mini brushes which has
1 Filbert brush - Size 6
2 Flat brushes - Size 4 & 6
1 Fan brush - Size 8
Flat brushes have a wide, flat head that is good for applying paint to large areas.
Round brushes have a curved head that is good for creating smooth, even strokes & adding details to the paintings.
Filbert brushes have a combination of flat and round shapes that are good for blending and creating smooth transitions.
Liner Brushes :
Mini liner brushes are a type of brush with a very short ferrule and a small, pointed tip.
They are typically made of sable or synthetic hair, and are used for fine detail work, such as adding highlights, creating small dots, or painting eyes.
FAN BRUSHES :
A fan brush is a type of brush with a fan-shaped head.
It is typically made of natural or synthetic bristles, and the bristles are often quite soft.
Fan brushes are versatile tools that can be used for a variety of applications, including:
Creating soft transitions
Here are some tips to remember while using the paintbrushes:
Hold the brush with a light grip.
Apply paint to the surface in a smooth, even motion.
Don't overload the brush with paint.
Clean your brush often to prevent the paint from drying on the bristles.
Clean your brushes immediately after each use.
Use warm water and mild soap to clean the bristles.
Rinse the brushes thoroughly to remove all soap residue.
Shape the bristles while the brush is still wet.
Allow the brushes to air dry completely.
Store your brushes in a cool, dry place.
By following these tips, you can extend the life of your paintbrushes and keep them in good condition.
Experiment with different types of brushes and techniques to find what works best for you.