Maulstick


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maulstick

[′mȯl‚stik]
(graphic arts)

Maulstick

 

a wooden stick used by painters as a rest for the right arm while working on the detail work of a painting. It is usually 0.5–1.0 m long and consists of two or three parts. The maulstick ends in a small ball, which the artist presses against the canvas. The base of the rod is held in the left hand.

mahlstick, maulstick

A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while painting.
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