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« on: June 16, 2011 01:37:35 PM »

does anyone know of a reasonably priced brand of paintbrushes that don't leave brush strokes or brush hairs behind? I would be using them to paints lots of different mediums. Thanks in advance!
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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2011 05:08:27 AM »

Depending on what you paint and what you paint on, you should have a couple of different go to brushes.

This site has the best online selection for whatever the medium. Smiley
http://www.artistpaintbrush.com/
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2011 02:46:33 AM »

Oil ,tempera and acrylic paint are similar when it comes to brushes, if u don't like when brush hairs are left in the paint buy mid range quality brushes  and don't let them sit in water or thinner , that just destroys brushes and make the hairs fall out.
As for a brush that leaves no brush strokes use "studio" brushes soft bristle, they normally look orange red like and white (shader/blending) brush.

there are a lot of brands. the best brush for the job is based on the feel in my opinion. they can run from 50 cents to $100 bucks or more.
i have a pure red sable watercolor brush i payed $30 bucks for, and i saw some one with a $100 ink brush from japan.
 you can do a $5k masterpiece with a $5 set of brushes.
hope my advice and opinion help =D
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