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A Great Brush Find!

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There's nothing like a painting with a new brush.  My absolute favorite type of brush is a flat, but no matter how hard I try to take good care of them they wear out pretty quickly...or maybe it's just that I usually find a favorite and then use it every day.   But once a flat brush does that weird fanning out thing, it's pretty much a lost cause.  

I usually don't write product reviews but this...

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Identical Panel, Different Brand?

ampersand gessobord ampersand value series art supply reviews Blick studio artists' boards panel

My favorite paintings surface, hands down, is Ampersand Gessobord. They're a little on the pricey side...but so worth it, since they're magic. A few months ago however I bought a lot of these Blick panels, they're not terrible, but they have this weird canvas texture on them that bothers me sometimes...they're just not quite as magical.

Then I stumbled upon these at...

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