Category Archives: Hardware

The Work Space

A painter’s work environment is as wellĀ organizedĀ as a surgeon’s: things need to be in the right place at the right time. This environment includes such things as the palette, the easel, the painting stage and the lights. What function do these objects serve? How is this space managed?

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Brushes, Knives, Pallets etc

What’s the difference between a filbert brush and a flat brush? How is a Chinese ink brush different to a western oil paint brush? What is the difference between a painting knife and a palette knife? What is the difference between a portable pallet and a studio palette? Why should this difference matter?

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