Isabey Cat’s Tongue Brushes
Isabey Cat’s Tongue Brushes

Fine-tipped oil painting brush made from Siberian fitch hair. Its fine ‘cat’s tongue’ shape has made it an oil painter’s favourite for fine work and retouching in portraiture.

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Isabey Mangoo Brushes
Isabey Mangoo Brushes

Synthetic mongoose hair is a halfway fibre between hog and sable stiffness, the preferred brush for fine oil painting. Excellent for blending of colour and overpainting tints. Brush is black-handled with a gold ferrule.

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Paris Brosse Brushes
Paris Brosse Brushes

This brush used in Paris last century, made painters world famous. Comes with a matt black elegant handle and a lacquered soft solid copper ferrule. The specially selected hog bristles are boiled three times to ensure perfect spring preparation and long-term artist satisfaction. This is Raphael’s most famous oil brush.

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Raphael Dartigny Brushes
Raphael Dartigny Brushes

This brush has a cream handle and nickel-plated ferrule, and more spring than the Paris Brosse. Interlocked straight fibres of hair push paint more successfully into the mesh of linen or canvas.

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Raphael Mongoose Brushes
Raphael Mongoose Brushes

This brush offers fine fibres between hog bristles and synthetic fibres. It has always been associated with fine oil painting, especially where soft subtle brushstrokes and blending are required.

Note: Though more expensive, all Raphael brushes will last double the life of cheaper brushes and give a much better result with all mediums.

 

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Raphael Red Sable – Kolinsky Gold
Raphael Red Sable – Kolinsky Gold

Black handle with gold ferrule; golden red hair in colour. These brushes are the ultimate for fine work in oils and where precision in fine detail is essential.

Note: Round brushes: The 882 and 8802 series, together with the fuller brush shape series 1862, are extensively used for oil-based lettering and calligraphy work.

 

 

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Red Sable – Fresco Brushes
Red Sable – Fresco Brushes

Red sable brushes for oil painting. Similar to the previous series of brushes, but use a less expensive hair.

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