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Raphael Kaerell Universal Blue Brushes
This is an extensive range of short-handled synthetic brushes which keep their shape and are professionally bonded for hair retention. They are only a little more expensive than Chinese brushes, but with sales satisfaction guaranteed. The handles keep their shape and are painted with a quality finish which will not crack. The French nickel plated brass ferrules are also of good quality. These brushes are excellent for acrylic, gouache, tempera and watercolour techniques.
Raphael Kazan Russian Squirrel Brushes
These brushes are known in France as ‘petit-gris’. They have long been famous for the ability to take up liquid and hold it for long continuous marks and lines without having to return to the watercolour pan to reload the brush. The hairs are hollow and take up liquid like a straw in the unique hair cross-section.
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.
Raphael Professional Decorating Brushes
This dome-shaped mop brush has been a favourite for professionals as interior decorators, who use it to create blended ‘scumbled’ effects in textured backgrounds, and film and TV designers for set designs. The duster is also the world’s most popular brush for the French polishing of furniture. It has a quill ferrule and is hand-wired with mixed squirrel hair.
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.