handy dandy tool that will help you paint details & smudge less!

Sofonisba Anguissola Self-Portrait (1555)

Sofonisba Anguissola Self-Portrait (1555)

Don't let smudges and a shaky hand deter you from completing your amazing painting project.

Instead...paint with a stick!

Yeah, people have been using it for years.

This stick which helps support the painting hand from wobbling is called a Mahlstick. 

(It also helps not smudging the painting with your hand.)

Check out Sofonisba Anguissola's self-portrait & stick!

She's using it to focus on the little details that will make her painting sing.




it's time to say no to a shaky hand and smudges!

click on the video below to see an absolute beginner,

jb (the non-artist) use the mahlstick for the very first time.



Wanna buy one? 

Here are direct links to U.S. art stores who carry them!

Jerry's Artarama - Mahlstick

Dick Blick - Mahlstick


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