- Light with a padded leather ball at one end, held against work to support and steady the brush hand.
- To use a maulstick, the artist holds the stick firmly with one hand while resting the padded end against the surface of the artwork. This provides a stable support that helps prevent unintentional smudging or shaking of the hand, allowing for greater precision and control.
- Useful when working on intricate lines, small details, or areas that require steady, controlled strokes.
- They are commonly used in various art mediums, including painting, drawing, and calligraphy.