Paintbrush--originally published in a Scott Burt story in JLC
Jefferson Kolle Paintbrush--originally published in a Scott Burt story in JLC

Whether you're a seasoned paint pro or a novice just breaking into the field, you'll want to check out this handy guide to using paintbrushes from JLC. The article provides an in-depth look at the tool, offering a complete analysis of everything from what makes a good brush to care and lifespan.

"Buying a good brush starts with the finish you'll be applying and where you'll be applying it," writes Scott Burt. "But getting good results goes beyond choosing the right paintbrush."

Burt even gives examples of his personal favorites. Be sure to check out the slideshow that provides a close-up of bristles, handles and technique. Read more.