How to handle artist brush?
The artist brush is the main tool used by the artist for coloring. When the artist holds the artist brush to paint, his hands, wrists, and arms should be stretched naturally. When portraying details, usually hold the front of the brush shaft. When spreading colors on a large area, you usually hold the end of the brush. There are six specific brushing methods.
1. The’holding brush method in the thin painting method, holding the end of the brush in hand, making gestures with ease, and rubbing freely with the brush. This method is often used when supplementing large tones.
2. It belongs to the conventional holding brush method. Hold the center of the brush with your fingers.
3. Hold the brush in the palm of your hand.
4. In the dry painting method or the original painting method, the brush should be held in the palm of the hand, so that the brush rod is almost parallel to the picture. Use arm strength to paint, with a certain degree of strength.
5. This method of holding the brush is particularly suitable for delicate detail processing. Hold the front end of the brush with your fingers and approach the gold hoop. Use this method when using a fine mink brush to paint details.
6. The position of the finger to pinch the brush is farther away from the metal hoop, and the brush is easier to handle. This method of holding brush is often used in pointillism. You can either use the tip of the brush to point, or place the brush on the canvas and use the side of the bristles to paint.