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Re: brushes

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Numo Jaeger and Michael Miller (jaegmil)
Fri, 29 May 1998 09:09:17 -0400

Hi Ann,
Ox hair brushes are sturdy, work pretty well and are relatively
inexpensive. You can get them in a variety of sizes. The ones I know of are

Sumi brushes are good also. They are great for painting on top of the glaze
with oxide too.

Numo Jaeger
Ceramics Department
Studio One Art Center
Oakland CA 94609

At 08:43 AM 5/29/98 -0400, you wrote:
> I know many of you are busy ending your years. I am also engaged
>in those activities, but we have about two more weeks here, snow days you
> Order time is here. Again I don't quite know what to do about
>brushes. I should say that I am in a middle school. The brushes are a
>mess. Everytime I get acrylics out, I loose brushes because some kids
>won't wash them and it hardens on them. Is there no way to reclaim these?
>Also I wonder do you all keep all types of brushes separated? I am also
>wondering what type of brushes work best for glazing. Do you have some
>brushes which are only used with glaze? I find this can be a big part of
>my order each year. There must be a better way.
> Thanks in advance for your ideas.