How to Choose the Right Paintbrush for Your Painting

​Choosing the right paintbrush is an important part of learning how to paint.​ Credit: Evolve Artist

While good tools don’t make good paintings, the right tools can help you to do better work.

There are several different shapes of brushes that work well for different techniques and areas in your painting. Credit: Pierre Bamin

The Parts of a Paintbrush

The difference in sizes between brush styles. Credit: Anna Daudelin

Different Types of Paintbrushes

Differences in marks are due to pressure and brush shape. Credit: Bench Accounting

Which Brush Should I Use?

Evolve Paintbrushes are, at first, mostly filberts ranging from a size 2 to a size 12. Credit: Evolve Artist

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