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xx   ART
xx   BRUSH

Tip: How to care for artist's brushes so they keep their shape.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 8

Two tips on brush "splits" and how to prevent or repair them.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 6

Tips on cleaning brushes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 6

Suggestions on making drawings with commonplace, non-artistic items (toothpicks, cotton swabs, pipe cleaners, etc.)
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 12

How to clean brushes after painting with alkyds.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 84

Tip for preventing paint that remains in bristles from getting hard.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 9

What's what with brushes. A guide to choosing the right handles, hairs and sizes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 2A

Become a brush virtuoso. Exercises for watercolorists on the use of round, flat, fan, rigger and stencil brushes. Exercises for oil painters on the use of flats, brights and filberts.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 4A

Tip describes how to repair broken artist's brushes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 13A
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 6A

An explanation of a "miniver" brush and a description of seven common hairs used in brush making and their characteristics.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 38

Tip on customizing a brush to create a specific texture or brushstroke.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 3A

Tip describes using old, damaged brushes for scumbling and unusual brushstrokes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 1A

Brush-cleaning basics. Advice on how to remove hardened paint and to keep brushes supple.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1995 (v.12#5) pg. 30

The basics on watercolor brushes. An explanation of materials and shapes, and advice on how to test a brush for quality.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 34

Exploring the fan brush. Tips on trimming the fan and using it for painting the texture of hair, weathered wood, bare twigs and rough ground.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1996 (v.13#11) pg. 18

Tip describes how to enlarge handles of very small brushes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 76

Advice on selecting brushes for precise painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1997 (v.14#10) pg. 74

Tip shows methods for repairing loosened handles on brushes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1997 (v.14#10) pg. 77

Advice on using a milk bath to restore the bristles of brushes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 64

Brushes of the masters. Nine artists working in oils, watercolors or acrylics describe brushes that work for them.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 36

Brush cleaning basics for those used with oil, acrylic or watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 74

How to slow down the cracking and flaking of lacquer on brush handles.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 77

Tip suggests using a hand-held steamer to soften dried paint in brushes before cleaning them with soap.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 6

Tips on selecting the right brush for painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 79

A guide to paintbrushes for use in decorative painting.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 58

Brush basics. A summary of brush shapes and how they are used. Tips on selection and care of both natural-hair and synthetic-bristle art brushes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1991 (v.18#3) pg. 60

Tips on a cleaning method for art brushes used when painting in oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1993 (v.20#1) pg. 22

A guide to making an informed decision when buying art brushes. Explains the characteristics a brush must have to use with fluid media. Natural vs. synthetic and the qualities of each discussed. Also covers brush styles and their uses.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1993 (v.20#1) pg. 44

A guide to 18 of the most popular brushes used by decorative artists and examples of what each one does.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1995 (v.22#1) pg. 54

How to care for artist's brushes so they last longer and keep their shape.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 24

An explanation of the differences between natural hair and synthetic painting brushes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1998 (v.25#6) pg. 10

Tips on caring for art brushes.
DOLL CRAFTER Sep 1994 (v.10#5) pg. 61

What brush to use when painting ceramics. Part 1. Basic glaze brush and care of brushes.
POPULAR CERAMICS #487 Feb 1990 (v.40#7) pg. 76

What brush to use when painting ceramics. Part 2. Uses of the shader brush.
POPULAR CERAMICS #488 Mar 1990 (v.40#8) pg. 74

What brush to use when painting ceramics. Part 3. Practice strokes when using the round brush.
POPULAR CERAMICS #490 May 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 84

What brush to use when painting ceramics. Part 4. The liner brush.
POPULAR CERAMICS #491 Jun 1990 (v.40#11) pg. 38

Using the fan brush when painting ceramics.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 74

What brush do I use? Using the detail brush when painting ceramics.
POPULAR CERAMICS #493 Aug 1990 (v.41#1) pg. 74

Tip on how to remove brush hairs from from wet paint.
TOLE WORLD #102 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 23

Tip on storing liner brushes so they don't get damaged.
TOLE WORLD #102 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 23

Tips on how to clean oil painting brushes.
TOLE WORLD #105 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 41

Tip on the best way to clean oil brushes in a class environment.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 32

Tip on removing the sizing from a new brush.
TOLE WORLD #111 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 25

Tip on cleaning oil-painting brushes without using solvents.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 45

How to side load, double load, and triple load a brush.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 45

Tip suggests a way to rescue a brush stiff with dried oil paint.
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 41

Tips on getting hardened oil paint out of brushes.
TOLE WORLD #119 Nov-Dec 1992 (v.16#6) pg. 67

Tips on how to keep a fine chisel edge on a brush while painting.
TOLE WORLD #120 Jan-Feb 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 16

Tip: Built-in support for small, round artist's or model maker's paint brushes.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.12#5) pg. 54