Liquitex Basics brushes are suitable for acrylic and oil painting. This budget range offers students and hobby painters with a great brush at a competitive price. A Bright brush is shaped flat on the end and slightly rounder in the middle. Bright brushes are ideal for painting landscapes, flowers, etc. When pressed sideways, they create broad and bold brush strokes. Or, you can hold it up and use the sharp edge to create thinner lines.