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“For me, a paint brush is the only tool I use extensively in my works, to push paint on canvas and conduct melodies.”
Shawn Lukas

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Over the years, I’ve gone through a countless number of paintbrushes… testing and searching for the perfect tools; expensive and inexpensive, round and squared, synthetic and natural. These are a culmination of that research and my favorite brushes that I’ve continued to use over the past few years. Paintbrushes are, of course, unique to each user – depending on how they paint, their painting scale, and the type of medium they choose to work with. The few below are the ones that I enjoy working with the most for my watercolor and gouache pieces…

Princeton Mini Brush / Angular Shader 4 (synthetic hair)

I love these for their comfort and size. They have short mini matte coated handles, and I find them to be affordable and durable. I love working with angular brushes so I can achieve both wide strokes and thin detailed lines with one brush.

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KatieRodgers_PaintBrushes

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Escoda / Versatil Round 10 (synthetic hair)

This brush is incredible. It holds an amazing amount of water and paint, and is very easy to control, but glides effortlessly across the paper. I love this one for larger areas, but it’s still pointed enough to do some detail work.

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Escoda / Prado Tame Angular 8 (synthetic hair)

A combination of the two brushes above, this Escoda brush is a beautiful angular shader. It’s higher in quality than the Princeton mini brush, and has a longer handle to work with. The bristles stay well shaped over a long period of time.

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Escoda / Ultimo Mop 14 (synthetic hair)

This brush, like most Escodas, holds an incredible amount of paint within it’s bristles. It’s on the larger side and allows you to create washes and fill in larger areas nicely.

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Winsor & Newton / Series 7 Pointed Round 4 (natural hair)

My favorite natural bristled brush! Because the hair is natural, the shape holds very well and is easier to reshape if it gets a bit beaten up over time. This one is wonderful for creating details and filling smaller areas.

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