Contrary to popular belief, artists do not normally use just one brush when painting a picture. Depending on the work, they may employ a variety of brushes for different colours and strokes, which is why paint brushes come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and materials.
Acrylic paint brushes for example, come in a number of different types including the round pointed tip for detailed work, flat square end for bold strokes, flat end with curved edges for heavy colour application, flat oval shaped end for blending work, flat fanned end for textural effects and flat angled end for corner work. Because there are so many different brushes on the market, rather than choosing them individually, beginners would be better off opting for a brush set that includes all the main brushes they’ll need.
At Eckersley’s you’ll find an excellent range of quality brush sets from all the popular makers including Jasart, Winsor & Newton, Micador and Reeves. One of the leading art, craft and design supplies retailers in Australia, Eckersley’s not only has the brushes you need, but all the accessories as well. So visit us at one of our Australia-wide locations or shop online and have your order delivered to your door.
What are the benefits of using brush sets?
One of the biggest benefits to using brush sets is that you can save time and effort when working on an image. Instead of creating, importing, and applying brushes individually, you can apply them all at once with a brush set. This helps to minimise the effort required to create an intricate design.
Brush sets can also be applied to different fonts, which makes it easy to create a consistent style for text. You can even use different brush sets to create a unique style for different aspects of your image.
What are some tips for using brush sets?
Some useful tips for using brush sets include experimenting with different brush styles, including multiple brushes in a set for different uses, and customising your brush sets to suit your specific needs and preferences.
Another important tip is to use multiple brushes within a set for different applications. For example, you might use a brush to outline text, while using another brush within the same set to fill in shapes or patterns. This can help you create a cohesive style across your designs, while also allowing you to take advantage of the unique features and benefits of different brush sets.
In addition to these tips, it is also important to take the time to customise your brush sets as needed. This might include adjusting brush sizes, opacity levels, and other settings, or even creating your own custom brush sets based on your preferences. No matter how you choose to use brush sets in your designs, taking the time to customise them can help you achieve even better results and create truly stunning designs.