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Towards a Reinvigoration of Seeing: Painting as a Way

Posted by Ellen Michel on April 11, 2013

Towards a Reinvigoration of Seeing: Painting as a Way
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Neuroscience in more recent times has shone a light on  the incredible capacity of the human brain to adapt and relearn by stimulating old pathways and  lighting  new ones.
Our survival over millennium depended on  physical and mental agility, on heightened sensory abilities such as touch, hearing, seeing and importantly  the capacity to retrain and improve those attributes. While humans have evolved with limited  sensory capacities compared to  other animals in the evolutionary chain, it could also be said that the  modern era of multi...

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Oil Paint Brushes

Posted by Ellen Michel on April 11, 2013

Oil Paint Brushes
Oil Painting by Ellen Michel

Oil Paint brushes we use in our Melbourne art school vary a lot in quality and shape however they are all made from bristle (a strong tough fibre either synthetic or hogs hair) unlike watercolour brushes which are made with a much softer sable hair.
The most common brush shapes are filbert, flat and round. They also come in other shapes like fan and angular chisel. I’m very reluctant to use these because I consider them a bit of a gimmick although some of my students at Art Makers Studio Gallery sneak one in occasionally.
I like to use Filbert brushes which are flat brushes with rounded and tapered corners shaped something like a finger nail. My general range of sizes are No’s 2, 4, 6 8 10,12
Filberts generally do not come in the range of cheap brushes as do flats which have a chiseled straight cut edge or round brushes which are in the round like a mop.
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