Natural, synthetic, round, pointed… camel hair? With so many options, choosing the right brush for your art projects can be a bit, well, hairy! Check out the printable graphic below for a brush breakdown designed to take the guesswork out of shopping for this integral art supply. You’ll find the differences between natural and synthetic head filaments, the purpose of different brush shapes and lengths, and more, so you can be sure you’re selecting the right brush for the project.
Print or pin this graphic to keep it handy – you might even include it in your art supply inventory notebook for the next time you need to order brushes. Not keeping a notebook to track your art materials? Find three simple ways to track your art supplies on our blog.
Do you have a favorite brush type or material? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to share this post with your fellow art teachers!