sable brush


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Noun1.sable brush - an artist's brush made of sable hairssable brush - an artist's brush made of sable hairs
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
rigger brush, rigger - a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists
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Much has been said about the shift in the 1950s from a graphic-based art to one conceived primarily in paint, the instrumental change from a ductile sable brush to a coarser and more vital hog's-hair one, the move from working sitting down to standing up.
The depth of the pictures, despite their lack of evidence of facture, is partly due to the painstaking procedure with which Celmins builds an image: She drops a tiny piece of liquid rubber from a sable brush where every star will be and builds the sky around each bump with black paint mixed with ultramarine blue, umber, and white.
Grove Oholendt, a formally trained painter and designer, carefully brings the facades to life with a magical touch of his sable brush. He loved the spirit of the architectural renderings made in 1979, but has transformed an architect's field documents into fine art.