Learn How to Choose and Use Brushes for Art


Brushes are an essential tool in art. Choosing the right ones can elevate your pieces as well as save you time and energy. You can gain the confidence to choose the right art brushes to bring your artwork to life.

You may be wondering:

  • What are basic brushes and which do I need?
  • What are specialty brushes and which do I need?
  • How do I know the types of marks and effects each create?


Here's what we'll cover.

By the end of this course, students will be able to gain comprehensive knowledge on both basic and specialty brushes. Information is providedon both basic brushes and specialty brushes for artwork, including shape and size, as well as the marks and effects they create. You’ll be guided on what to look for when you head into the paintand/or artstore, and the types of brushes you can try for getting that certain look you're going for. This video is jam packed with comprehensive info on basic and specialty paint brushes.

Catherine's award-winning artistry has been featured in gallery shows and art exhibitions.She’s created this course to share and teach the techniques needed for you to gain the confidence to ignite that creative joy of painting.

This course is for you if:

  • You want to learn what basic and specialty brushes are, as well as the effects they produce.
  • You don’t have any experience painting, but you’re excited to learnabout art brushes!
  • You’re looking for a funand informative brush essentials class.

Let's Get Started!

Hi, I’m Your Instructor, Catherine Mills

Artist Catherine Mills shares information on both basic brushes and specialty brushes for artwork, including shape and size, as well as the marks and effects they create. She'll guide you through what to look for when you head into the paint store, and the types of brushes you can try for getting that certain look you're going for. This video is jam packed with comprehensive info on basic and specialty paint brushes. Enjoy!

Happy Students Are Buzzing


"I found it useful and straight to the point. Now I definitely need a sword brush because I fell in love with that!"

- Jessica


"Very clarifying and informative. Gave me many new creative ideas for the application of paint."

- Susan


"I'm a beginner so this was very good information."

- Jeanne


"Catherine is very knowledgeable and talented. I’ve learned a wealth of information and I feel empowered to keep learning and painting.” 

- Shirley

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$9

Brush Basics

Choosing the Right Brush

LEVEL: BEGINNER

TYPE: PROJECT

RUNNING TIME: approx 42 minutes

Frequently Asked Questions


What if I’ve never painted before?

Then this class is perfect for you! This course is intended for total beginners or anyone interested in a guide to basic and specialty art brushes.


How long do I have access to the course?

After enrolling, you have unlimited access across any and all devices you own.


When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.


Can I really take this entire course in one afternoon?

You can! BUT, we do recommend buying your supplies and materials ahead of time, or even following along and practicing the techniques as the class happens.


What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.