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European Elite™ brush for furniture painting. This hole in the center makes all the difference between this brush and a regular brush.

European Elite™ brush for furniture painting. This hole in the center makes all the difference between this brush and a regular brush.

Artist Andres Amador takes unconventional art to a whole other level with his incredible sand paintings. Using the beach as his enormous canvas and rakes as his brushes, Amador creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. The sand artist uses his whole body to navigate his tools across the grains, transforming his chosen coastline into one of his giant Earthscape paintings.

Artist Andres Amador takes unconventional art to a whole other level with his incredible sand paintings. Using the beach as his enormous canvas and rakes as his brushes, Amador creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. The sand artist uses his whole body to navigate his tools across the grains, transforming his chosen coastline into one of his giant Earthscape paintings.

There are two major brush making methods. One results in a type of brush we can commonly buy today, and the other so called in Japanese maki fude (巻き筆. lit. “wrapped brush”). The main difference is that the hairs of maki fude are strengthened with special hemp paper wrapping. Maki fude was popular in Japan until 17th century when a scholar Hosoi Kotaku (細井広沢1658 – 1735) has introduced a new brush type which is used till modern era.

There are two major brush making methods. One results in a type of brush we can commonly buy today, and the other so called in Japanese maki fude (巻き筆. lit. “wrapped brush”). The main difference is that the hairs of maki fude are strengthened with special hemp paper wrapping. Maki fude was popular in Japan until 17th century when a scholar Hosoi Kotaku (細井広沢1658 – 1735) has introduced a new brush type which is used till modern era.

Using only human hair and glue, Seattle-based artist Adrienne Antonson creates realistic insects that are both beautiful and creepy, at the same time.  Read more at http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/adrienne-antonson-makes-insects-out-of-human-hair.html#2bt73b0RmW0c2yfw.99

Using only human hair and glue, Seattle-based artist Adrienne Antonson creates realistic insects that are both beautiful and creepy, at the same time. Read more at http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/adrienne-antonson-makes-insects-out-of-human-hair.html#2bt73b0RmW0c2yfw.99

New experiment using a hand made brush with my own hair!

New experiment using a hand made brush with my own hair!

Home made paint brush with twigs and pine needles-painting with items from our nature walk.

Home made paint brush with twigs and pine needles-painting with items from our nature walk.