A good paint brush is an asset, as is the knowledge of matching brushes to
the media you intend to apply. Proper cleaning and storage of paint brushes
will result in brushes maintaining a useful life for many years.
Lettering, illustrations, and paintings are done with paint brushes that vary in
composition but have similar physical characteristics. Brushes are composed
of bristles or hair, a ferrule or quill, and a handle.
Figure 1-14 shows brush nomenclature.
Figure 1-14.Brush nomenclature.
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