Tag Archives: Handmade Brushes

The Last of the Handmade Markmakers – for Now


Here’s two mark-makers, out of one. It was originally a sponge roller. The sponge had deteriorated a bit. I took it off and replaced it with rubber bands. I cut notches into the sponge and now I’ve a sponge stamp … Continue reading

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Handmade Paint or Dye-Paste Brushes


I’ve been dying (and dyeing) to hand-make some brushes for a long time. The drawing – below – is part of an ongoing exploration of the pond in my garden. This was initially for textile work, but since my return … Continue reading

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