Your paint brushes are a reflection of your personal artistic style. Some brushes are better suited to specific painting techniques, and some simply feel more comfortable to a particular artist. At the beginning, you only really need two brushes—one flat and one round. So head out to your local art supply store and see which brushes of those types appeal to you.
If you have never painted with acrylics before, you are in for a real treat! Relatively forgiving and easy to work with, acrylic paints are also extremely versatile. Whether your tastes run more toward realism or abstract art, acrylics are a great way to bring your artistic vision to life. Here’s a beginner’s guide to getting started.