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Da Vinci Kolinsky Red Sable Oil Brushes combine great resilience and softness to create a brush that is perfect for spreading color thinly and evenly to achieve fine shades of color and structure.
Each brush has a long, maroon, polished handle.
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.
A welcome addition to the Da Vinci Kolinsky Sable brush line, the Fat Filbert offers four times the thickness of Kolinsky Sable and a slightly shorter length than a standard Filbert brush.
The Series 1823 Fat Filbert is excellent for layering and glazing, and it allows for the greatest control and detail, making it ideal for details, miniatures, and precision painting. An extra thick belly provides a solid foundation for shape retention.
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from Franklin Grove, IL
Comments about Da Vinci Brushes Da Vinci Kolinsky Red Sable Oil Brushes:
These are great brushes. Just right for portrait painting. Well worth the price. The brushes keep their shapes after each use, and they are used A LOT!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Paint Du'Jour
from Waverly, TN
Portraits... great spring... soft for glazing...
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Da Vinci Kolinsky Red Oil Sable Flat
By KKPM the painter
from Miami, FL
Comments about Da Vinci Kolinsky Red Oil Sable Flat Series 1812:
The Red Sable is my favorite brush whatever its configuration. I use hog bristle sometimes, but my heart isn't really in it.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Great brush for blending
I think it's a great brush, but don't have enough experiences with other brushes to know if it's the best in its category. I was using it for blending and love it. It holds its shape and edge well. I use Da Vinci brushes for watercolors as well and love them. Overall I think it was money well spent.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
I have bought this product often.
I use this product with both acrylics and oils. They hold well. I particularly the feel of the brush in my hand as I apply paint.
I would buy this product again
from Philadelphia, pa
These are excellent brushes! Highly recommended.
from North Carolina
Comments about Da Vinci Kolinsky Red Oil Sable Round Series 1610:
Please put a protective cap when shipping. It was smushed into the corner the brush part bent. I was able to wet and put back into shape but really, I bought cheaper brushes than this that came with a protective cap over the brush.
One of my steady favorites.
A good Find
from Naples, Florida
Nice brush, paint goes on smooth, easy to clean.Worth the price and quality is excellent.
from Orlando, FL
I recently began painting again, and my boyfriend gave me brushes for Christmas to start my oil painting endeavor. I was greatly disappointed, as after 3 paintings were complete, my Langnickel brushes were frayed at the tips, making them useless to me. After looking on line, I knew I wanted to get a red sable set, and none of the local art suppliers had real sable. I ordered a few from another company, but their selection was poor. When I saw your website, and noticed the low prices on your high quality brushes, I immediately ordered the ones I needed. I couldn't be more pleased! Your end result is only as good as the tools you use...I have created several new pieces using my brushes, it made it so effortless, as you did not have to struggle with an inferior product. I will continue to purchase my tools through your website, thank you!
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