Some of the big old brushes had a lead weight as the end of the handle to help balance the brush when it was loaded. I liked the feel of those.
What always took me was the amount of work that went into the paintings.The old cave paintings always give me goose bumps. So much time and man is just one little thumbnail of it. Puts you in your place.
Agreed. The pic I posted - if we stuck some 17, 18, 19 or 20th century famous name on it - it'd be hanging in the Louvre with waiting lines like at Disney.What always took me was the amount of work that went into the paintings....
I consider them to be true masters equal to any great painter or sculptor in history.
I could talk about this stuff all day.