Nelson Shanks is one of the most sought after teachers of portrait and figure painting in the world. Nelson is the founder of Studio Incamminati, located in Philadelphia, which provides a lucid teaching program to produce highly skilled artists who can call upon their ability to create highly meaningful art. 8 Grand Prix™ Filbert:
Nelson Shanks has served as Professor at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Distinguished Visiting Professor in Fine Arts at George Washington University in Washington, DC, taught seminars at universities, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the New York Academy of Art, the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York.
Shanks' work is exhibited in many museums, galleries and universities in the USA and throughout the world, including the Royal Palace, Stockholm and Kensington Palace, London.
Commissioned portraits of noted figures include: HRH Diana, The Princess of Wales, their Majesties King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden, Queen Julianna of the Netherlands, President Ronald Reagan, Lady Margaret Thatcher, Luciano Pavarotti, J. Carter Brown, Katharine Graham, Mr & Mrs Wafic Said, Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop, the Honorable Judge Guido Calabresi and many others.
Silver Brush has worked closely with Nelson Shanks to create four sets of bruhes that are ideal for portrait and figure painters.
Nelson's selections for his sets are from Silver Brush's finest brushes - Renaissance™ Pure Red Sables and Grand Prix™ world class Pure White Bristle.
He is especially drawn to the Xtra-Long Filbert Grand Prix™ series for their extra color carrying capacity and fine edges for superb control.
Nelson Shanks Elite Primo Pennello Set
This set contains:
17 Grand Prix™ Xtra Long Filbert
1 Silverstone™ Fan
12 Renaissance™ Finest Pure Red Sable Cats Tongue
2 Renaissance™ Finest Pure Red Sable Bright
2 Alpine White™ Square Blending Brush
2 *Varnishing/Glazing Cutter (One for Oil color, One for Water based paint)
Item No. - Description - Quant.
1003- 4 GRAND PRIX FILBERT 4
1003- 6 GRAND PRIX FILBERT 2
1003- 8 GRAND PRIX FILBERT 1
1003-12 GRAND PRIX FILBERT 1
1034- 2 GRAND PRIX LG FILBERT 2
1034- 3 GRAND PRIX LG FILBERT 4
1034- 4 GRAND PRIX LG FILBERT 6
1027- 6 GRAND PRIX XTRA LG FB 4
1027- 8 GRAND PRIX XTRA LG FB 1
1104- 4 SILVERSTONE FAN BLENDER 1
1414S-3 CUTTER WHITE BRISTLE 2
5514S- 1-1/2 ALPINE WHITE BLENDER 1
5514S- 2 ALPINE WHITE BLENDER 1
7102- 8 RENAISSANCE BRIGHT 1
7102-10 RENAISSANCE BRIGHT 1
7110- 4 REANISSANCE CATS TONGUE 2
7110- 6 RENAISSANCE CATS TONGUE 4
7110- 8 RENAISSANCE CATS TONGUE 4
7110-10 RENAISSANCE CATS TONGUE 2
LC - SQ CONSUMERS GUIDE/FINEST ARTIST 1
LC-TLC TENDER LOVING CARE BROCHURE 1
POR-004 KW OPF CTN-15X8-3/4X1-1/2(8571) 1