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Russian Black Sable, also known as Russian Fitch, is a portrait or realist painter's dream. This brush represents a perfect balance of the best qualities of bristle and sable.
Black Sable is more stiff and substantial than Red Sable, but has an exceptional smoothness that leaves little stroke impression in the paint surface. The hair is extremely smooth. In fact, only certain master brushmakers at Da Vinci can form these fine tips without the hair slipping through their fingers.
In the sun-filled rooms of the Da Vinci factory, production masters, interns, and apprentices sit at marble working tables. Visitors often marvel at the calm atmosphere not usually found in a factory. They often compare it to a laboratory or studio, as the silence of concentration prevails, interrupted only by occasional consultation and conversation.
Brush hairs are glued into the ferrule by a dosing machine. Then the ferrule is filled with a modern component-glue. After the drying and curing process, all the hairs are firmly positioned. Da Vinci uses nickel- and gold-plated brass ferrules, which are rust resistant.
Thick Filbert, Series 1842
Each brush has the same dimensions as the Regular Filbert in its size, but extra hair and color handling capacity.
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® Da Vinci is a registered trademark of Da Vinci Brushes.
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from LA Ca
Comments about Da Vinci Black Sable Filbert Series 1845:
Great brushes for doing fine work with oils. I found these brushes suit my needs when blending colors seamlessly together.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Finally a brush that holds it's shape
from Sulphur Springs, TX
Comments about Da Vinci Brushes Da Vinci Black Sable Filbert Series 1845:
I bought several brands of brushes. These seem the most natural and hold their shape better than any of the others I've tried.
Quality. Not the best avaialable but really solid brag for a comparatively fair price. Not as soft and smooth as pure sable but still really good.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
high quality brushes
By J Gale
from Charlottesville, va
Great brushes at a good priceExcellent customer service
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Da Vinci Brushes are very good
from Tempe, Az
Comments about Da Vinci Black Sable Round:
I have used many other manufacturer's sable brushes. Usually they loose their hairs like a balding old man, rather rapidly. This renders the brush unusable. Da Vinci Sable Brushes do not loose their hairs in such a fashion. Being made of sable the brushes perform quite well, superior.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
The best of Sable Brushes
I have ordered and used over 60 DaVinci Sable brushes. I paint portraits in "Realism." I have used many other sable brushes. The Da Vinci Sable Brushes keep their hairs and of course perform up to the quality of all sable brushes. If you paint in "Realism" you must use a sable brush and Da Vinci are the best.
Excellent Sable Brushes
Comments about Da Vinci Black Sable Bright Series 1840:
Fantanstic Oil Brushes
from Albany, GA
I have several red sable brushes and purchase one black sable brush as a test. Well, this has exceeded and beyond my expectations. It is good for floral, animals, and detail work in oils. No I would not use them to prime the canvas (like using china and crystal for a cook-out), but for that SPECIAL MASTERPIE to be sold or entered into a contest, then start with the best. I only wish that I could find some flat black sable brushes by this company. I am still looking, though.
Sable brushes are the best - Da Vinci
from Tempe, AZ
Sable brushes are the best - Da Vinci has the best value, quality and price.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
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