The New Fox Brush was developed by Traditional Painters. The British made brush is a blend of fine poly and nylon filaments with a full chiseled taper cut and some of the finest tipping ever witnessed on a synthetic brush. I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with the 2.5″ Fox brush and I can say with certainty the brush is not only capable of laying down nice solid cuts, but it can do it in record breaking time, accurately. The Fox blew away our previous benchmarks recorded with the Picasso on long straight runs.
How to paint a room fast with a brush and roller. A video created to demonstrate the possibilities of using great products and systems.
In this video I talk briefly about how to cut-in sharp paint lines using single pass cuts when cutting-in wall paint against trim without masking tape on smooth walls. Pay close attention to the quick ‘dry runs’ in the video. Notice how sharp the filaments glide along the casing tight and effortlessly. The focus of the video is on the difference between the rigid Picasso tip design vs. traditional flagged-style tipping which is often soft and weak at the tip in relation to cutting-in freehand vs. against masking tape.
Flagging basically means taking a single brush filament and splitting the end in two.
Flagged (above) Non-Flagged (below)
Also watch the capabilities of Picasso being demonstrated in this short 3 minute video.
Demonstrating a brush technique for how to paint crown molding. This technique uses single loads of paint to go a predetermined distance.
The best primer for bare drywall depends on what expectations you have for the paint applied over the primer. Some people paint to freshen up a room with no other expectations other than to change the appearance. Other people paint to protect surfaces by providing a durable surface that withstands regular cleaning.
Whatever your expectations are for the finish paint, the outcome of the following options depend on the type of drywall primer used.