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  • Bad Dad Gaming releases double-ended paintbrushes

    Bad Dad Gaming releases double-ended paintbrushes
    Review can be found here: LINK

    From their announcement:
    Bad Dad Gaming has developed a new paintbrush for blending and general use that aims to solve some of the problems that a lot of painters have with any two-brush technique, namely that you have to HOLD two brushes, or youíre constantly picking up and putting down brushes, or putting them in your mouth to hold.

    If thatís ever been you, this new brush will solve your problems.

    This brush is a high-quality Kolinsky Sable (the finest natural hairs for painting) brush equivalent to a Windsor Newton Series 7 or Raphael 8404, but instead of getting one brush for $10-12 dollars you get a brush on both ends for only $15 (a savings of 25% versus buying two brushes). The BIGGEST advantage to having a double-ended brush is that you can focus on painting, and less on holding your brushes and taking your attention from the miniature.

    It means that if you can twirl a pen in your fingers you can have the convenience of two colors, two brushes and super-easy blending techniques in a convenient, affordable package.If youíve ever struggled with two brushes you can see immediately the advantage to this design.

    Bad Dad Gaming will also be looking to expand the product line soon. Right now the two brushes are the same size on each brush, roughly a #1 size, but eventually there will be both smaller and larger brushes, as well as the potential to have brushes of different sizes on the same handle.

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    This article was originally published in forum thread: Bad Dad Gaming releases double-ended paintbrushes started by LOBO View original post
    Comments 9 Comments
    1. waghorn41's Avatar
      waghorn41 -
      Brushlickers dream, taste while painting mmmmmmmm.
    1. NeatPete's Avatar
      NeatPete -
      but, but, but how do I toss it in the mug when I'm done using it?
    1. Undave's Avatar
      Undave -
      Quote Originally Posted by NeatPete View Post
      but, but, but how do I toss it in the mug when I'm done using it?
      That's exactly what I thought
    1. Sister_Lucy's Avatar
      Sister_Lucy -
      Quote Originally Posted by NeatPete View Post
      but, but, but how do I toss it in the mug when I'm done using it?
      Just use a Brush Roll and leave them loose instead of putting them in the pockets.
    1. Orki's Avatar
      Orki -
      erm... put the cap back on? :D

      Seriously though, these might be worth a try. The tip looks good for blending, if a little small however.

      Actually, I normally use my Series 7's for blending duties once the tip has gone, so in all honesty these arn't really a good deal from where i'm sitting. And I can blend with two brushes in the same hand anyway, or just put them on the desk, or hold in my mouth etc...

      Come to think of it, as much as I want to like the idea I don't think I will be trying them after all. :P
    1. Undave's Avatar
      Undave -
      If I'm not putting mine in my brush mug I tend to stick them through my pony tail. The trouble is I often forget they're there and I wander round looking like I've got Chinese hairpins.
    1. supervike's Avatar
      supervike -
      Oh great, a brush I can ruin twice!!


      Actually it is very cool.
    1. TwoGunBob's Avatar
      TwoGunBob -
      Cool idea, I know I'd always use the wrong end and well I'd have to get a grip on this blending style as well. Certainly not for my level of painting skill but I can see some pros getting good use out of these.
    1. Sparks's Avatar
      Sparks -
      I've just got visions of painters doing loads of fakies and stuff like drummers in the middle of a painting session, given the average music tastes of a painter/gamer!(closest I could get to drumming! Is there a way of putting sticks in this monkey's hands?)