(Only Quill style available in #6, #8, #10)
Squirrel Brushes have a great carrying capacity for thin watercolours and inks. They are used in both lettering and washes. A very fine, thin hair, taken from squirrel tails, squirrel hair points as well as Kolinsky, but has very little "snap" because the hair is not very resilient. Both the Quill, a lettering brush, and the Oval Mop, a watercolour wash brush, are traditionally made with squirrel hair.
Squirrel Mop Brushes - The Mop Brush is made of Pure Black Kazan Squirrel hair, it has the shape of a large round brush when wet. Originally these brushes were made with quills of large sea birds for ferrules. Today we use plastic with wire to bind them. The brush is a real treat to use. Short handles.
Sky Wash Brushes - The Wash Brush is truly a magnificent watercolour tool. A flat oval squirrel brush that comes to a fantastic point. No other hair can perform as well as a squirrel in this shape. The brush can be used as a three-sided brush. You have the broad flat, the long thin side and the fine point. Every painter will fall in love with this great brush. Short handles.
Kazan Squirrel Quill Brushes
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