Why are there so many different paint brushes? Because they actually do have different uses!
You’ll have to pick the right shape, size, and bristle type for the job.
For example, natural bristle brushes can be more expensive but usually result in a smoother finish. Unless you’re painting something like a fence, keep it under 3 inches.
On shape Reader’s Digest said, “The angled tip makes it easier to control the line of paint for a more accurate job. Choose a square-tipped brush if you’re painting wide, flat surfaces.”
How to Choose the Right Paint Brush
If you’re applying oil-based varnish or paint, a natural-bristle (Black China, Ox-hair Blend or White China) brush may be a better choice.You can use synthetic-bristle brushes for oil-based paint, but in most cases, natural bristles will provide a smoother finish.Read More