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using hair for brushes

updated tue 11 apr 00


Veena Raghavan on mon 10 apr 00

Message text written by Ceramic Arts Discussion List
> I have made many and various
brushes using her hair. I even have one that has only 3 hairs in it, which
use in my acrylic painting for very fine, detailed strokes. I also made a
long one with tapered ends which is wonderful for loopy, spiral-y strokes.
Maybe you could ask your stylist to save some for you?<

Hi Mary,
Thanks for the tip. When we cut our daughter's hair years ago, when
she was a child, someone had it made into a hair piece. I think I have it
buried away somewhere. Now I will dig it out and try to make brushes from
All the best.

Veena Raghavan