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Escoda's Prado Tame synthetic offers varying lengths and diameters of a new high-performance filament that has been perfectly blended to perform exactly like a pure sable brush.
Excellent for oil, acrylic, or watercolor, the snap and color-carrying capacity of these brushes are outstanding. Unlike other brushmakers, Escoda cures each handcrafted brush to achieve excellent snap and resiliency.
Each brush features a triple-crimped nickel-plated brass ferrule, attached to a long burgundy lacquered wood handle.
Set of 6 — This six-piece, long-handled set includes brights in sizes 6, 10, and 14, and rounds in sizes 2, 6, and 10.
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I adore my Escoda brushes
By Kelly C
from Redmond, WA
Comments about Escoda Prado Tame Synthetic Long Handle:
I received several of these for free with purchase of other items. I dismissed them. I have a set of Escoda sable brushes that I adore and I couldn't see any reason to use these. Then I started painting in acrylics. These are so far beyond any of my other synthetic brushes. They are just firm enough and just flexible enough. They maintain a beautiful point. I'm not sure how they would fair with heavy body paint but I love them for design work. I wound up buying several more sizes and now I don't use anything else.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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The Quality is Top Notch
from North Coast, OR
The only Escoda brush I haven't been thrilled with is one of their tiny brights in the Robusto line. It's too stiff for fine detail, but it hasn't been relegated to the 'meh' brush holder either. It's fine for making scratchy marks for grass and hair. I can't say enough good things about Escoda brushes. Whenever I feel like doing something nice for myself, I add a new Escoda brush to my cart!
Solid synthetic watercolor brush
from Greensboro, NC
I've been trying to land the perfect synthetic watercolor brush for years as I paint a lot of animals and it feels wrong to use animal hair. As a result, I have a lot of fails that are now in my pile of junk brushes. Most do not hold their shape, separate, or do not hold water/paint for a smooth stroke. I found Escoda Prada to be the best synthetic brush so far. I haven't tried them all, but this is a keeper for me. They last a good while and keep their shape nicely. I'll keep buying Escoda until something better comes along.
Best synthetic brushes
from Foothills of CA
This produce does not loose its bristles like the cheaper synthetics. They seem to help control the watercolor washes. Better tools sure make a better product.
from Toluca Lake, CA
Easy cleaning. Sometimes hairs separate and stray.
from Prescott, AZ
Comments about Escoda Prado Tame Synthetic Sable Round:
these brushes are great to paint with.
REAL GOOD BRUSH
from Coalinga, Ca.
This is a real good brush. Holds its shape and I like the spring pressure. I will probably alwayskeep this style of Escoda on hand.
Just what I wanted!
from Casselberry, Fl.
It's perfect for large watercolor washes as well as some detail work.
Comments about Escoda Prado Tame Synthetic Sable Bright:
I like this brush and go thru them rather quickly when working w acrylic. I think this is due to overuse and the nature of the paint and brush hairs. The price is reasonable and I am able to order more when I need them. Changing out brushes is key to constant use. It also makes painting more enjoyable for me.
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