1. Soft hair artist brush
Soft hair artist brush paintings can make the picture more delicate. Generally, Soft hair brushes are often used in classical paintings. The soft hair artist brush mainly includes: wolf hair brush, mink hair brush, cattle hair and camel hair artist brush, and chemical fiber brush. The best soft hair brush is made of mink hair. The elasticity and softness of the mink hair brush are the best among all the artist brushes made of soft hair. The coloring is soft and even in the actual painting process, and there is no brush touch marks. It is suitable For the depiction of the face and details, the paint thickness of the picture is relatively thin, which can show a very delicate effect.
2. Hard hair artist brush
Compared with the soft hair artist brush, the hard hair artist brush has the advantages of strong elasticity, sturdiness, strength, and high abrasion resistance. The bristles artist brush mainly includes the bristles brush and the badger hair artist brush.
For beginners, it is recommended to use hard brush. Only hard brush can express the rough oil painting style. The painting color of hard brush is also richer than soft brush, and there are various types of bristle brush. The soft brush is only suitable for realistic painting styles. Due to the limitation of the brush hair material, the soft brush is mainly medium and small, especially the wolf has only a small brush. Among oil paintings, the relationship between the model of the artist brush and the purpose of the oil painting is the most clear. Large oil painting artist brushes are usually used to make large brush textures and large color patches, while small oil painting artist brushes are usually used to draw thin lines and color points. At present, the models of oil painting artist brushes sold on the market are not uniform, and oil painting artist brushes of the same model of different brands and textures vary greatly. And the model division is different, there are 0-24, 0-12, 0-16 and so on. Hard oil painting artist brushes such as bristles have a complete range of sizes and models. Soft oil painting artist brushes such as mink hair generally do not have large brushes, while fan-shaped oil painting artist brushes (mostly manes or artificial hair) do not have small ones.