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These pure white bristle brushes with naturally flagged ends provide a smooth continuous stroke for priming canvas, varnishing finished works, or employing glazing techniques.
Brush hair is permanently bonded in nickel-plated brass ferrules, so the bristles won't find their way into your painting. The short handles are lacquer-sealed to protect against moisture damage.
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(based on 13 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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Gets the job done
Comments about Blick Mega Gesso Brushes:
It loses a few bristles here and there, but that's expected for the price. Can't complain. I'd definitely buy it again.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Inexpensive and worth the money
from Los Gatos
Hair is nice and springy, with no worries of shedding or falling out. Cleans up beautifully! My new favorite Gesso Brush!
Sheds Like Crazy
By Liz the Art Teach
Negative reviews are accurate--sheds bristles every 7th stroke or so. Just like the throwaway brushes you buy in bargain bin and unfortunately, thin row of bristles for that matter. Not able to use after first coat.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that the brush you received is shedding excessively, and we'll be happy to assist you with this. Please look for an email from one of our Customer Care Agents who will be in touch to see how we can help.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
does the job
from new jersey
it answers to the promise
Great quality! Looking forward to using the brushes I ordere
By Joe D
from Rancho Mirage, CA
Perfect for applying gesso to canvas.
Easy Sketching Brush
from Los Angeles
I use these for rough sketching in oil. I like a scratchy brush to do this. They are also very inexpensive so almost disposable after a handful of uses. Good deal.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
The Bristles Fall Out.
I'm just getting started painting and art journaling, so I didn't want anything expensive. I wish I would have spent a few more dollars on a different gesso brush, though, because after two months of use, the bristles are still falling out of this one, and they're difficult to pick out of the gesso.
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear that this brush has not fully met your expectations. Our Product Experts are available to help answer any of your questions and suggest products they feel might best meet your needs. Please do not hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-933-2542.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Great Time Saver
An inexpensive brush which is much nicer for priming panels than the household painting brushes I had been using.
I wish I'd read the other reviews!
from Asheville NC
I wish I'd read all the other reviews before I bought this brush. I'm having the same issue as everyone else. I've been spending so much time picking brush hairs out of the gesso that I went right back to my synthetic brush. It may leave more prominent brush strokes in the gesso, but it's much better than having to constantly pick out the shedded hairs from the panels. Also, in general synthetic hairs might be better for gesso, since I generally have to wash out the brush between each coat. Natural hairs absorb water so it takes forever for the brush to dry out between layers. You're better off looking for a soft synthetic brush for gessoing. It'll last longer and won't absorb the water and cause gunking of the gesso.
Merchant response: We apologize for the issues you encountered with this product. If you are not completely satisfied with the quality of the merchandise you receive, you are entitled to a full replacement or refund. We ask that you contact our Customer Service Department at 800-723-2787 within 30 days so that the exchange, refund, or credit transaction can be arranged to your satisfaction.
(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
shedding a problem
from Genoa, NV
This brush sheds so many bristles and I spend more time picking them out of the gesso than it takes to paint a canvas! I won't buy it again.
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