Princeton Catalyst tools are much more than a painting tool. Crafted from flexible silicone or hard nylon to allow artists a new form of expression. Now available in Skizze!
Catalyst tools 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 232°C, they excel with encaustics. Artists are using them with plaster, clay, surface coating, food crafting, and much more.
Catalyst assortment contains 4 products: Wedge, Contour, Blade and Mini Blade. Catalyst Wedges and Contours are ergonomically designed to fit in your hand allowing a direct interaction with your work. Catalyst blades are mounted on artist brush handles offering a blend of tradition and innovation. Designed for use with heavy-bodied paints, Catalyst is at home with oils, acrylics, and water-miscible oils. Made of FDA-approved silicone, Catalyst tools are also great for food crafting. Clean-up is a breeze with Catalyst tools – the silicone is easy to wipe clean and is solvent resistant. Clean up in most cases can be done with mild soap and water, dried paint can be peeled off the silicone surface. Catalyst blades can be separated from their wood handles for cleaning and easily replaced when dry.
Princeton Artist Brush Company is one of the largest brush suppliers in North America. Over 25 years ago, Howard Kaufman began a small brush business in the basement of his home in Princeton, New Jersey. Previously the president of one of the world’s largest art supply manufacturers, Howard had gained a vast knowledge of brush-making and an understanding of the needs and desires of artists. He believed that by focusing on innovation, value and the best service, he would always have an appreciative audience for his products. Howard Kaufman and his team have continued to innovate, inspire and set the industry standard in hair, handle technology and innovation, releasing product lines like Catalyst™.