These high quality, short handled brushes are made to last. The Select Brush line features 22 brush shapes that are great for home decor and craft painting, including filbert grainers, oval mops, lunar blenders, dagger stripers, deerfoots and chisel blenders, as well as mini brushes for detail work. Now you can explore traditional and avant-garde techniques on nearly any surface.
Angular Brights/Shaders: Used for tight shading and curved strokes.
Bright/Chisel Blenders: Length and width of brush is generally squared. Similar to flats, but shorter hairs make a stiffer brush.
Dagger/Stripers: Long chisel edge for easy, fine lines. Vary pressure for thick-to-thin ribbon effect.
Deerfoot Stipplers: Texturizing brush. Use a dry brush and light, pouncing technique for fur, shrubbery, and soft backgrounds.
Detailers/Spotters: For fine detailing.
Fans: Brush fibers are spread out making it useful for subtle blending and for textural effects.
Filberts: Create a softer edge than a flat or bright.
Flats: Longer hairs than a bright, this brush has more flex and a large color carrying capability.
Grainers: Grainers produce a repetitive pattern of thin lines. The head of the filbert grainer is curved.
Liners: Similar to rounds, but with longer hairs. Liners have a large color carrying capacity and makes long, fluid strokes.
Oval Washes: A cross between a mop and a filbert, used primarily for laying in large amounts of color and blending.
Mops: Mops have a large rounded shape that lays in large areas of color with a soft edge.
Rounds: Smaller sizes are typically used for detail work and larger sizes tend to be used for washes and filling in color.
Scrubbers/Scumblers: Use to rub out unwanted color, also useful for drybrush techniques and scumbling.
Washes: A wide, flat brush used primarily to lay-in large amounts of color, to wet paper, or for blending.