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Topic: Paintbrushes from paper  (Read 5683 times)
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« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2011 01:32:33 PM »

I didn't need a whole lot of control, I was using it to splosh some varnish I'd been given, so I didn't need it to last long. I varnished my little things, then allowed it to dry, by the time I needed a recoat, I'd just snip off the stuck together bit, move the slider and carry on. Each brush lasted me about 4-5 coats.

Before I thought of the brush I was using my fingers, but it was sticky stuff and didn't like coming off so I washed my fingers raw!

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« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2011 08:49:34 AM »

Heh, yeah, that was a really good idea. So simple, yet so practical. I will absolutely try your brush in my watercolor painting. Interesting to try different qualities of paper or other materials. Variation of materials are of course eternal.
Thanks for sharing, I would never come up with that genious idea myself...
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« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2011 10:08:43 AM »

I admire your resourcefulness!...the comment about making one from your hair sets me to wondering, how is that done??

thanks for sharing!

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« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2011 08:15:52 PM »

you know working in a preschool we are always looking for different things for the kids to paint with. I LOVE this idea! specially since funds are limited we could definitely do this! Thanks!

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« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2011 10:19:02 AM »

Thank you everyone for your kind comments.

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« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2012 02:59:33 AM »

This is a fab idea - I'm helping at a free craft event on Saturday and if we run out of paintbrushes for the kids I'll use your tips to whip up a few spares!

Thanks very much!
« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2012 06:03:37 PM »

Yea! No more brush cleaning!
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