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on: July 02, 2013, 09:53:33 AM
Dennis, with the hake brush lesson coming up, I don't have a Hake Brush. Can a regular Gesso brush be used as a substitute?

I looked on ebay and they virtually look identical without the wire binding. And for one lesson I'd prefer not to buy a brush that at (the cheapest) $15 is more than 1 and a half times the price of your lesson. :tongue:

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« Last Edit: August 04, 2013, 03:10:46 PM by dennis »
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Reply #1 on: July 02, 2013, 11:55:26 AM
Hi Batman, I have just read your post and under the TV lessons (big blue button) where he posted the Hake brush lesson, he stated that if you never had a hake brush, you may be able to get away with a big synthetic brush, if that is any help to you for you then won't have to purchase a special brush just for this lesson.  Go there and read it for clarification.    Patricia
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Reply #2 on: July 02, 2013, 12:35:31 PM
Ha, thanks Patricia. I didn't read that, I just booked.  ::)

They do look a bit like the bristle Gesso brushes I have though...

http://montmarte.net/products/Brushes_Knives_Shapers/Brush_Sets?product_id=385 and http://montmarte.net/products?product_id=416 are the kind of brushes I am talking about.

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Reply #3 on: July 02, 2013, 12:56:26 PM
Here's a photo of my hake brush. Put it along side yours, I would say it looks passable.

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Reply #4 on: July 02, 2013, 02:45:45 PM
I'm wondering if the hack is like the bunny brush!! :nosey:
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Reply #5 on: July 02, 2013, 02:47:43 PM
I have a three-inch hake brush, which might be a bit too  large for this. Batman, a hake brush is very soft.
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Reply #6 on: July 02, 2013, 03:01:26 PM
Ahh - just looks like hog hair. Might need to get hold of one.


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Reply #7 on: July 02, 2013, 03:18:43 PM
Hake brushes are usually made from goat hair, I believe.
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Reply #8 on: July 02, 2013, 06:20:09 PM
So now the question is 25mm, 38mm or 50mm?


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Reply #9 on: July 02, 2013, 08:36:57 PM
good question as I'm going out to get one soon .....
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Reply #10 on: July 02, 2013, 09:58:10 PM

For this lesson on the hake brush please don't go to any extra expense at this stage. Use any large flat brush about 1 1/2" (40mm) to 2" wide (50mm) Pastry type brush if you don't have a hake  brush.
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Reply #11 on: August 02, 2013, 12:26:46 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone will keep these to this specific Lesson Posting only. This will also be of benefit to you as well in the future.  Thanks

Download Template:

http://courses.paintbasket.com/handouts/watercolours-lesson68-hake-brush-template-instruction.pdf

(#2 rigger brush, 1/2" synthetic flat, 1 1/2" Hake brush)
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Reply #12 on: August 02, 2013, 02:04:45 PM
 :heeha: This is so exciting!!!! I have #2 rigger, 1/2" flat, and 2" hake. Oh boy, oh boy, oh,boy  :yippee:

Just a quick query Dennis, what size paper will we need for this one?

Glad you're able to get about ... I've still got the block and tackle at the ready!  ;)
« Last Edit: August 02, 2013, 02:06:33 PM by Val »
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Reply #13 on: August 02, 2013, 02:28:12 PM
I have planned his one for the usual size. If it finishes a bit early then have another sheet ready for one without a sketch.

It's still very sore but I'm able to do the "shuffle, shuffle" :2funny: :2funny: I'm also missing my classes :whistle:
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Reply #14 on: August 02, 2013, 02:33:13 PM
Righty-o then. I'll have my big board ready for the second one!  :heeha:   

 :doh: Must get more tape!   :run:
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