When Is A Brush Not A Brush?

When it is a Catalyst Tool from Princeton Artist Brush Company.

Crafted from flexible silicone or hard nylon to allow artists a new form of expression. Catalyst™ Blades, Mini-Blades, Wedges, and Contours come in unique shapes for a variety of different textures in your art.

Designed for use with heavy-bodied paints, Catalyst™ is at home with oils, acrylics, and water-miscible oils. Because they are heat-resistant to 450 °F, they excel with encaustics. Artists are using them with plaster, clay, surface coating, food crafting, and much more.

Catalyst Tools










Princeton Catalyst Blades and Mini-Blades

Watch this video to see the Catalyst Blades in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_A4ZG7haGY


If you want to “push” a lot of paint around then the Catalyst Wedge will be your go to tool. Not quite a brush. Not quite a palette knife the Catalyst™ Wedges are ergonomically designed to fit in your hand allowing a direct interaction with your work.











Princeton Catalyst Wedges

Watch this video to see the Catalyst Blades in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6bjRVeC91I

One Response

  1. stephanie
    June 16, 2016 at 9:55 am | Reply

    They’re great for watercolor too!

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