To mix two or more colors together using your brush as opposed to a palette knife. Each time you load your brush the color may be slightly different, this adds variety to your painting.
A chisel edge is the area on a flat brush where the tip of the bristles come together. The chisel edge is important when painting as many brush strokes begin and end on the chisel edge.
Filberts are round brushes that are put into a flat ferrule. Sometimes these are easier to use than the rounds. For instance, they make it easier to start off the comma strokes because the hairs are already spread out. As you pull away from the surface to finish your strok...
Shader brushes are flat brushes with fine chiseled edges and shorter hair than regular flat brushes. They are used for base painting areas, for certain types of strokes, and for floating color. They come in a wide range of sizes. One or more in small, medium and large siz...
Round brushes have longer hairs and are put in a round ferrule. They are used for base painting, floating color and for a multitude of stroke formations.
Scrollers are liner brushes with longer hair. Liner, scroller, or script brushes are fine, round, pointed brushes used for detail work. Liners have shorter hairs than scroller or script brushes. All of these come in several sizes.
Yes, it is advisable to clean your paintbrush when changing colors as well as after each painting session.
FolkArt® Chalkboard Paint can be applied to many surfaces: wood, terra cotta, paper maché, canvas and most porous surfaces.
A soft bristle brush, roller or sponge applicator is the best way to apply FolkArt® Chalkboard paint to the surface of choice.
It is best to apply several thin coats of paint, allowing the paint to dry between coats.