How to Load Your Brushes with Paint

Side Loading

I Fim. dampen yoor brvnh m dean 1 «rater. then hioc act« offooi piper But WW yoor djtnpcncd brrnh lue I jad forth into ihr dear, fxl-bkc Floating Medium.

^ lb ôde kxjkl \*>ur bruvh. toukc the prepared Imnh into — >our dc»rrd color, »trokinj not to the poddie oí punt. doc into tt% muidle the hrwh baci ami forth to U**J

Double Loading

1 To iSuoblc 1 load )xiur hrinh. dampen if m clean water, bloc. then dtpooe coroer into tour hr\t color.

^ Hip >«mr — hnnhiwtf uul dip into the wnodoJor IXm"i he concerned if tour bottle« «plat — they'll come back together at )iiu •oris the paint in.

" Repeat «aep» \ and 4. »urbng your bnnh luck and . tiwih. pocking up more puni on ihr corncn mo or three timev The bruth t% fully leaded «hen the punt conto M la« mo-thmh oí the ti) up the hrntlcv

On yrmt pilette. ux j lot of pcouirc ro uork puni into thehrmJcv

" Repeat «aep» \ and 4. »urbng your bnnh luck and . tiwih. pocking up more puni on ihr corncn mo or three timev The bruth t% fully leaded «hen the punt conto M la« mo-thmh oí the ti) up the hrntlcv

To add it*»re than wo colon Co )Our brath. dip the already-dipped enmen mto r»u ochcr color«, ending up with two colon on cach cocnrr. ! Mttfly ilip the darker corner mto the darken color, and the lighter c**ner into the lighten eolor I)o not *ork theie third and lounh colon into )t*ir bro%h. J ml lca*r ihctn on the comen.

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Multi-Loading

4 Rome directum and «trole a tccood time going the uppcMÍtr «ray. Keep the «hite ude «14 the brwh on the •ame *ide all the tune.

6 Now that the broth » folly loaded. %et> gmtiy «lap a owner into each color. You need to pick up more |uunt for almo« oety %croke. lXm"t «trot* 00 your poJctir any-BOft after )W*c dipped the comen. Jmt beg* punting • m \uor warfare.

Loading the Script Liner

When the puddle ha% an inky cotmtxeixy. roll the lint-— tk> a* tou pull out of the puddle to paint doetn\ dnp u*t your broth.

IThc xnpt liner it the only beuth I uvc where I may add water to d\c paint I>ip the beetle« into uater and mike circular mmmm neit to )our |*addlc of punt un the palette, picking up a little hit of paint and working it into the water.

When the puddle ha% an inky cotmtxeixy. roll the lint-— tk> a* tou pull out of the puddle to paint doetn\ dnp u*t your broth.

Work the floatin£ medium into the brittle* back and — forth u*\ the palette But be careful — >our color* may liecxitne muddy if you pick up floating medium too oeten ("Muddy" meant you don't «t your thadmg and hiyhli/ht-ine color* — yuu jfet an mertilcnded look.) I utualK pick up more floating medium ever) third or fourth ttroke when I'm painting.

How to Use Floating Medium

1 I like to ute a "pel" floating medauin when I'm getting 1 very dry trroke* because the paint i* to« king mto the wood, or hrcaute the clxmatc it ten1 dry. Fully load >our bnath with the dcored paint color*, then dip the cha*el ed^e of the imith into the float mg medmm.

If floating medium it not available. >ou can utc water. Dtp ni«t the chrtel edge into water, but lie careful not to overdo it.

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Loading the Scruffy Brush

A "KTuffr" bruth can he a imc-tnch (25mm) flat brudi thai ma> he »orn out. Jutt cut the brittle* <ifl to leave a flat. auNn wrfacr. then iHifl them out with your finger to the dettfed thapc.

My «cnifty n o*-al \ha{>cd uith »oft, natural brittle«, whacfe make« it pumbie to pounce the hentlet anJ have them «pruif back. I hfcr to utc chit hru«h fcir nuj»*, pw and ftmr centcrv

IUiih a dry tcruffy. pounce i»itK prctnure into a puddle ^ Repeat thit «tcp uith the other half of the broth into of your fcrtt color. Be sure to pounce into the cdpe of _ your «ecood color Pounce firmly- into the paint, the paim puddle, no« the center

Thit n him your xmtfy bntth «hould look when it * correctly and fully loaded

Thit n him your xmtfy bntth «hould look when it * correctly and fully loaded

4 You can multi-tad yxnir tcruffy |ut« at you can any other hroth- P«*«cc your loaded scrufiy on the palette, then pounce a ¡run into additional color*, darter colon to the darier tide of the bruth. bjhter colon to the lifht «»dc

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