|Raphaël’s flagship handmade Kolinsky brush features a fine point for precision and a full belly for a high paint load. It is made of the finest Kolinsky sable that is hand washed, sorted and tested, giving it superior resiliency, spring and snap. It has multiple hair lengths to ensure the tightest possible point, and cementing and crimping for the highest quality construction. (only what is in stock)|
|6/0||RA8404-6/0||$16.00 (list $32.00)|
|1||RA8494-1||$25.50 (list $45.00)|
|2||RA8404-2||$26.75 (list $51.00)|
|3||RA8404-3||$32.50 (list $65.00)|
|4||RA8404-4||$45.50 (list $76.00)|
|6||RA8404-6||$60.00 (list $120.00)|
|8||RA8404-8||$98.00 (list $196.00)|
Ultra Round – Use as a liner on point. Full belly provides a reservoir for paint. Popular watercolor brush.
Round – Use on point or apply pressure to make thick-to-thin strokes. Detail work or filling large areas depending upon the size and pressure applied.
Liner – Continuous curved or straight lines. Vary thickness with pressure changes.
Script Liner – Scroll work, flowing thick-to-thin lines. Length of hair holds more paint than a regular liner, but requires more control.
Filbert – Strokes with soft edges. Blending. Natural shape for flower petals, leaves, duck, and bird feathers.
Filbert Rake – Creates the same effect as the Rake brush but its oval shape gives softer edge.
Oval Wash-Washes, base coating, final finishes, Large broad sweeping strokes.
Shader– Blocking in color, shading, blending, highlighting, and stroke work.
Chisel Blender – Short, flat strokes and blending, especially with heavy mediums.
Raphael Kolinsky Sable Brushes. This hair comes from the Siberian and Manchurian Sable, better known under the name of Kolinsky. It is a small animal that lives in the coldest areas of these regions, giving it a very strong and dense hair, an ideal hair for watercolor. It has fantastic spring, snap, and color holding ability.