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These brushes contain excellent hair from the Ussuri River region of Siberia. Russian Red Sable Brushes are expertly shaped for spring, resiliency, color-carrying capacity, and the ability to hold a sharp edge or point. Color can be spread thinly and evenly for subtle shades of color, structuring, or layering.
They are excellent for precise, controlled brush strokes, detail work, and fine blending. Their seamless, nickel-plated brass ferrules are rust-resistant and long-lasting.
Brush sizes — The length and width of a brush of a given shape and size may vary by manufacturer as brush sizes are not standardized. Since fine art brushes are handmade, expect some variation even among brushes from within a single brush line.
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This product is great. I would purchase it again.
Comments about Da Vinci Brushes Da Vinci Russian Red Sable Brushes:
I use the product in my watercolor art class. It works great. Great brush and quality.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Best Sable Brushes for Painting in Fine Detail
from Oceanside, CA
I work in fine detail and only use these brushes - they are the best! They stay strong and retain their original shape. Using oil paint, working along edges and then softening and refining them with one of these brushes works perfectly. I can paint with small, tight detail. I always make sure to do a good job of cleaning my brushes after I'm through painting for the day. They last a long time!
from Syracuse, Utah
I like these brushes, they are softer than brushes made of other hairs and materials. This gives me more control when adding finer detail to my paintings. I only paint in oils.
Loving these Brushes
By Peg the Senior Citizen
from Albuquerque, NM
Brushes maintain their shape beautifully
from Cleveland , Tn
Very smooth application of oil paint on canvas. No streaks as you apply oil. Crisp lines. Brushes snap back into shape and does not feather.
Da Vinci Russian Sable Brushes
from Chattanooga, TN
Just finished an oil painting using these brushes and it was a great experience using them to get the small details done.
(0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Loved the brushes.
from Hiawatha, WV
I live in a rural area and it is good to be able to order brushes and paints. It saves many trips to the nearest town.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Gainesville, FL
Since I began oil painting seven years ago I've tried every kind of brush, starting with inexpensive brands and noticing how quickly I used up a brush. Then I decided I'd have one really good brush and bought a Da Vinci Russian red sable. Well, you know what it's like to fall in love. I now paint only with this brush and have several of each size -- they are SO worth the investment because they paint smoothly, are easy to clean, and last much, much longer than inexpensive brushes.
Da Vinci Russian Red Sable Brushes
I like Da Vinci Red sables for oil painting. They hold their point well and they have a nice spring. Escoda brushes are also nice, and WN Series 7's are great brushes too, but they're pricy.
(7 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
Bristles Falling out
from Perth, Australia
Comments about Da Vinci Russian Red Sable Filbert Series 1824:
I bought two brushes from this range, a filbert and a flat. The flat is great, although not as dense in bristles as other sables I have. The filbert has endlessly falling out bristles, every time I make a stroke a bristle or two falls out. I've tried clamping the ferrule tighter with pliers, to no avail. the quality and spring of the bristle is fine, but I just cant stand the continual fall out of bristles.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We apologize, it sounds as though you have received defective product. At Blick we attempt to send out every order free from defect or damage. However, these types of issues do arise occasionally. Customers who receive defective or damaged items should contact our Customer Service department via email or by calling (800) 723-2787 and we will work with you to rectify the situation.
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