Commonly called ‘Nylon’. There are many types both in colour of strand and diameter. Nylon has some unique characteristics in that its retention, snap and spring are all superb. Although in watercolour will not hold the same amount of liquid as natural hair. The development of Nylon continues to improve, with processors striving to match for example Sable hair. Arguably some artists prefer Nylon as an excellent substitute for Sable and other natural hair. Versatile and hard wearing, suitable for watercolour, oil and acrylic, glass, silk etc.
A beautiful new range of golden taklon (nylon) with plenty of spring and a good sharp point. Popular for precision work and having a two colour handle.
Only available up to size 4 at present.
Launched spring 2013 at an introductory price - why not grab a bargain?
Commonly called 'Nylon', Golden Synthetic has some unique characteristics in that its retention, snap and spring are all superb. Widely used for painting rigging on ships, as the name implies. Ideal for longer lines holding colour to flow through the stroke.
Introducing our new range of pointed cat's tongues / filberts. These are made with a good 'body' and a silhouette of extruded nylon reaching out longer to allow flow and precision. If you want a filbert that points, look no further. ideal for any medium and we know will be popular for fine lines ( when worked on edge), petal shapes when pressure applied making these a lovely botanical bru...More info.
Firm medium length offering fine point. Specially shaped triangular ferrule allows the Nylon to taper together to form a good point. A must have for botanical artists when pressed to the paper creates a stunning petal mark.
Commonly called 'Nylon', Golden Synthetic has some unique characteristics in that its retention, snap and spring are all superb. A longer version of the standard pointed round brush. Tapered to a fine point. A favourite of botanical artists.
Large 4” flat wash brush – ideal for varnishing, glazing, background work. Can be used with any medium – if Oil or Acrylic then thin down a little.Great for large water colour ‘wash’ applications. This brush allows you to cover larger areas quickly. Has the snap and spring of high quality taklon ( nylon ) and comes to a chisel sharp edge so can paint line work also.
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Designed by Paul Weaver. Although a large brush we have tapered this down to an extreme point. Capable of large washes yet, the fine point allows the most finest detail. Designed to be used with watercolour but also suitable for watered down acrylic. Paul uses this brush exclusively for his paintings.
Please note: This brush is only available on standard handles.