Painting Knives

Regardless of whether you are a long-standing reputation-holding painter or you’re a newcomer looking to explore the wonderful art of painting, you need a solid set of painting knives.

Shaped to fit comfortably in your hand, painting knives consist of a steel blade that is blunt and somewhat flexible. These knives are not used for cutting, and are instead using for painting I the place of a standard paintbrush. It can be used to apply paste, paint, pigments, etc. on any type of painting surface, including canvas. The high-quality steel blade resist corrosion and general wear and tear, while enhancing the mixing of colors. Plus, these knives are made to last virtually forever.

These innovative knives come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and styles, which means that there is something available for every painter, every style and every personality. It won’t be hard to find the most appropriate tool for the project that you’re working on as you explore new and old painting techniques.

Painting knives help new and old artists alike enhance their ability to create marvelous works of art.

What are painting knives used for?
If you are trying to create textures or designs with a paintbrush and you are not getting the results you would like, you may want to try out painting with a knife. Painting knives are fairly inexpensive and they work on both oil and acrylic paints.


Painting Knives

Painting with a knife produces much different results than painting with a paintbrush. As far as art supplies go, they are a relatively inexpensive, useful and versatile tool that can be used for both acrylic and oil painting. They are great for producing texture and for laying down wide areas of flat color. Any fine art supply store, discount or otherwise will carry these palette knives or painting knives.

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