Anyone who's been around a real class V hoarder probably can't find the humor in being accused of being one.  So shoot me, I have a hard time throwing art supplies away, and to me just about everything is art supplies.  I'd quess around 25 years ago I discovered the wonder of cheap, hair falling out, bristle brushes at Home Depot, sorry Lowes (they put artificial fibers in theirs, yuck)  I'm sure you can follow the dark foreshadowing... I can't throw the used brushes away, they lay around the studio till I put them in a box, then I need to find a bigger box, then I ran a row of nails along my ceiling and started hanging them. These are some of the last 25 years of cheap A' brushes, some worn down to the nubs, some almost new since I forgot to wash them one night and you know what happens.  I took 45 of the brushes and put them on this thickly painted wood panel in the same configuration they hung on my wall. 

MAX HAMMOND

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