Clean PaintBrushes With This Quick Tip

Keeping our paintbrushes in good working condition is not only important to the artist's productivity in the studio, but it is also important to the artist's pocketbook! Paintbrushes are expensive. Nevertheless, sometimes we get rushed, or even lazy, and the end up with 'hard to clean' paint brushes.  Below is a quick tip to cleaning hardened acrylic paint from your brushes. I plan to give this one a try... ~Lori ***** Clean Paintbrushes With This Quick Tip [...]

Top Paintbrush Tips from the Art Pros on Facebook

Recently on Facebook, I posted a quote that  gave me a lot of interesting replies and comments, "My paintbrushes are having a bad-hair day!" ~Lori McNee This lead me to a great idea for a blog post. A while ago I asked my Twitter friends to share their tips and for this amazing post > 14 Art Business Tips from the Top Pros on Twitter. So, what if I ask my Facebook friends (many are professional artists) to [...]

How to Choose the Right PaintBrush for the Art Technique

A carpenter must understand how to use tools in order to build a house, so must an artist know how to choose the right paintbrush to create a successful painting. At first, knowing how to choose the right art paintbrush is a daunting task. When I first began painting, I underestimated the importance of choosing the right paintbrush. This article will focus on the tuft 'shape' of the paint brush and how it corresponds to each different different use and desired painting technique. The material [...]