kaerell brushes
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.
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#803 Kazan Petit-Gris Quill, Wired
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.    
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#8413 Kolinsky Red Sable - Long Stickout
Raphael Kolinsky Red Sable Brushes
The Kolinsky red sable has incomparable elasticity, spring and vigour. No other fibre has ever matched its unique characteristics for artists wanting the best. Kolinsky Round Brushes Gloss black short handle and nickel ferrule.      
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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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decorating brushes
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.  
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kolinsky red sable brushes
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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#8424 Red Sable
Raphael Red Sable Brushes
These brushes, designed for watercolour, are similar to the Kolinsky, but have less bounce and are more economically priced.  
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Raphael sepia brushes
Raphael Sepia Brushes
These brushes have interlocked fibres which point and mark precisely. The fibres are softer than those of the Isabey Isacryl series and are more suited for softer and less sticky acrylic paintings.
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Raphael - synthetic watercolour brushes
Raphael Synthetic Watercolour Brushes
These brushes have a short orange handle with extra fine Kaerell hair which is black-tipped.  
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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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Sepia Brushes
Sepia Brushes
(Stiff synthetic for precision) Acrylic, Gesso.
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Softacryl Brushes
Softacryl Brushes
(Soft, flexible) Fluid Acrylics, Gouache, Varnishes.
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