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Paint brush recommendations?
« on: September 29, 2011, 09:28:28 PM »
Getting ready to start painting again! 

I'm going through my tools and supplies, and so far my paint brushes don't look like they enjoyed being in storage. 

Do folks have some passionate opinions about brushes? 

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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2011, 09:59:59 PM »
Windsor and newton series 7.  They take my abuse very well  :D

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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2011, 10:00:56 PM »
and welcome back you fire breathing loony  :D

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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2011, 10:09:08 PM »
W&N!   Ah, it's coming back to me!  I recall I preferred the standard series 7 over the miniature brushes because the miniature brushes' bristles were too short to hold any decent amount of paint! 
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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2011, 11:24:01 PM »
Rosemary and Co. offer a wide selection of pure Kolinsky Sable brushes.  I use series 33 which are "pointed" but the are other series available which offer different brush shapes spotter, rigger, etc. Very reasonable prices very good quality and friendly service all you could ask for really :)


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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2011, 12:13:00 AM »
I've got both W&N S7 and Rosemary & Co. and they're great brushes.
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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2011, 12:54:14 AM »
For years I've used Daler's 'Dalon' nylon brushes. Stiffer than sable, it's very different, but I prefer it by far (but like all things, personal taste is the ultimate arbiter).
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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2011, 10:12:34 AM »
Rosemary & Co here as well great brushes at a nice price.

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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2011, 09:54:46 PM »
Can't beat sable imo

Winsdor is a bit expensive for my taste tho.

I tend to go with the Vallejo brushes, now Creative Models I believe...

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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2011, 07:44:14 PM »
most of mine are Jarvis pure sable good brushes hold paint well.
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Re: Paint brush recommendations?
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2012, 01:15:22 PM »
It has to be  - Rosemary! The half-rigger is the brush  - will work for all needs with a good capacity and sharp point.