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Brush Styles & Uses

Angular Shader
Flat angle for shading and curved strokes

Bamboo
Oriental painting and calligraphy brush

Bright
Shorter tuft for spring, control, and snap

Cat's Tongue
For various brush strokes, dry brushing

Comb/Rake
Naturally fingered brush for texturing

Dagger
Chisel edge for fine lines/variable thickness

Fan
For pulling and dissolving colors

Filbert
For large and precise work

Flat
For large strokes or thin lines

Hake
Smooth strokes and even application

Mop
For applying fluid washes of paint

Script/Liner
Precise line work, long strokes, lettering

Round
For details or large coverage

Shader
Used to shade, blend, or highlight

Spotter
For fine detailing

Wash
For base coats and finishes

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