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Catalyst tools are designed with flexible silicone to allow artists a new form of expression. The Catalyst Tool series includes sets of Wedges, Blades and Mini-Blades. The Wedges are ergonomically designed to fit in your hand, allowing a direct interaction with your work. Blades are mounted on wooden brush handles, making it easy to blend tradition and innovation. Our art supplies are designed for use with heavy-bodied paints but are also at home with oil, acrylic and water-miscible oils. The heat and solvent-resistant materials allow these tools to excel with encaustics, plaster, clay, and food crafting. The silicone design makes clean-up a breeze. In most cases, you’ll only need mild soap and water. You can even peel dried paint off the surface. No matter the medium or surface, it’s easy to create a masterpiece with Catalyst tools.
Artist Paint Tools
Creating Brushes that Inspire
Princeton Artist Brush Co. is one of the largest brush-makers in North America. Since they started in 1992, artist brushes have been their sole focus. While other companies offer an assortment of art supplies, Princeton focuses on making one thing: the best quality, most fairly priced artist brushes available today.
About Our Tools
“The Catalyst tool collection is a series of must-have professional paint supplies for artists. Whether you’re an accomplished artist or just learning to paint, you’ll love the dimension and texture our tools provide.
This collection features a range of supplies including Wedges, Blades, Mini-Blades and Contours. Our tools can be utilized across a wide range of surfaces and mediums. ”
Made with flexible silicone Ergonomic design blends tradition and innovation Heat-resistant, solvent-resistent and easy to clean
Types of Catalyst Tools
Our silicone wedges are ergonomically designed to fit in your hand, allowing a direct interaction with your art work. Wedges can be used to move paint and add dimension and texture to your artwork.
Catalyst Blades offer a blend of tradition and innovation. They can be used to achieve a variety of effects, from sweeping strokes to refined details.
Contours & Mini-Blades
Stiff nylon Contours and flexible silicone Mini-Blades are offered in a variety of fun shapes and convenient sizes. They allow for extensive creativity with food crafting, ceramics, plaster and heavy acrylic media.
Why You’ll Love Catalyst Tools
Designed with Flexible Silicone
Made out of flexible silicone, the Wedges, Blades and Mini-Blades are durable and allow artists a new form of expression.
Works Well with All Mediums
Whether you’re painting, working with encaustics, ceramics, plaster or heavy acrylic media, the Catalyst Tools are perfect for all mediums.
Clean-Up is a Breeze
Easily clean the Blades and Wedges with mild soap and water. Dried paint can even be peeled off the silicone and nylon surfaces. The blades can also be separated from their wooden handles for cleaning.
Due to the ergonomic design, Catalyst tools are comfortable and easy to grip. This helps when you need to apply just the right amount of pressure to your ceramic projects.
From sauté pan to plate, the Catalyst Blades and Wedges are at home in the kitchen. Made from a new flexible silicone that is resistant to heat up to 450-degrees, our uniquely shaped tools inspire bakers and chefs to cook, bake and present food in new and inventive ways.
Catalyst tools are great for designing interesting textures with wax resist. A unique tool for wax application, you can make marks confidently either directly on your substrate or hot plate plate. Because the tools are made of heat resistant silicone, cooled wax peels right off, making cleanup a snap.
Acrylic Paints & Mediums
Working with heavy-bodied paints and media is where Catalyst Blades and Wedges really shine. There are endless uses for Catalyst tools with heavy body paints including mixed media and color of different viscosities, laying down thick layers of paint with a variety of texture, embedding objects and collage can all be done with efficiency and ease.
Acrylic Paints & Mediums
ERGONOMIC DESIGN – The Wedges are ergonomically designed to fit in your hand, which allows direct interaction with your work. Meanwhile, the Blades are mounted on wooden brush handles, offering a blend of tradition and innovation.
MULTI-MEDIA TOOLS – Catalyst art tools are designed for use with all mediums, including heavy-bodied paints, oils, acrylics and water-miscible oils.
ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES – Our artist supplies are heat and solvent-resistant, making them ideal for painting, encaustics, ceramics, plaster and heavy acrylic media. They can even be used for food crafting.
EASY TO CLEAN – Easily clean the Blades and Wedges with mild soap and water. Dried paint can even be peeled off the silicone surfaces and the blades can be separated from their wood handles for cleaning.