For drawing or art lessons, you must equip your child accordingly at the beginning of primary school and for each new school year. If the school doesn’t have any special requirements, you may be unsure which paint brushes or paints to buy. What needs to be considered, we explain to you here.
What brush shapes are there?
Regardless of the type of school or the intended use, there are two important basic forms of every brush: the round brush and the flat brush.vacuum zipper bags the round brush is called so because it has a round cross-section, the flat brush looks rather rectangular. Within these two distinctions, you will find other subforms.
Why do you have to pay attention to the material and the brush shape?
The brush hairs are also called trimming. You use painting brushes with very fine, soft hair when you want to paint drawings with very fine details. The brushes with coarse bristles are better suited for coarse lines or surfaces. It is important that no hair protrudes or falls out laterally, otherwise the picture can not be painted properly.
The hair is important because it absorbs and stores the color, or the spaces between them. Depending on the material and space between them, a lot or little color is absorbed. The brush must therefore be adapted accordingly to what you want to draw.
For this reason, artists also choose their paint brushes, for example, according to whether they want to use watercolors, ink, watercolor or oil paint.
Which brushes are beneficial for school?
Traditionally, pony hair brushes and bristle brushes are used in school. Synthetic fiber brushes are also increasingly being used because they are more elastic and robust.
You need reliable and robust brushes for school. These are suitable for different painting techniques and colors and fit well in your child’s hand. In addition, they should not only be durable and durable, but also easily washable and inexpensive.
The most popular color brushes: Pelikan Griffix brushes
Pelikan’s Griffix product line was developed together with teachers. The brushes are designed in such a way that they are ergonomic and child-friendly and can be easily grasped.
Therefore, the painting brushes from this series are particularly recommended for your primary school child. Pelikan’s “normal” brushes are also of high quality and can be used in secondary schools.
Advantage of Griffix brushes
The brushes are ergonomically shaped and thus ensure the correct hand position. The triangular handle is also of child-friendly length and of course non-slip. Due to the triangular shape, the brush can not roll away.
The brush hairs are of high quality, robust, and dimensionally stable. They do not fall out, absorb color well and also release it well.
In addition, both the hair and the plastic handle can be easily cleaned and dried. The integrated name field helps your child to label his brush and thus avoid confusion.
Well equipped with the brush set from Pelikan
Your child will be presented with various painting tasks at school. chamber vacuum sealer in order for it to be able to solve them all equally well, it needs different brushes – for fine lines and also large areas. Pelikan Griffix Brushes are conveniently available in a set of 5, in which the most important brushes (two flat brushes and 3 round brushes) are put together.
The Pelikan Griffix Set of 5 includes:
- 10er hair brush for lines and bigger details
- 6-piece bristle brush for small areas
- 12er bristle brush for large areas
- Cat tongue brush of 10 for strokes, curves, and curved lines
- 6er hair brush for very small, fine details
Practical: Matching the set, there is the flexible Pinselfix strap, which helps with storage in the painting box but also with hanging to dry.
For art lessons at school, a watercolor box from Pelikan or Faber Castell with 12 colors is sufficient.
Nothing can go wrong with Griffix brushes!