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Princeton Catalyst Polytip Bristle Brushes are another Princeton breakthrough that advances the science of synthetic hair.
For the first time, the tip of each individual hair has been split to replicate the natural flags on the finest natural bristle. By giving each individual hair two to three distinct tips, Polytip bristles are able to hold a higher volume of paint while providing smoother application.
These brushes are super stiff yet still extremely responsive. Designed for use with medium to heavy body acrylics (as well as oil paints), Catalyst Brushes push even heavy gel mediums with assurance. And unlike natural hog bristle, which can be rendered useless when water-soaked, Catalyst Brushes have real integrity in water.
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™ Princeton is a trademark.™ Catalyst is a trademark. ™ Polytip is a trademark.
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from Jacksonville, FL
Comments about Princeton Catalyst Polytip Bristle Flat:
Best of the best!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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The Perfect Brush
from Somewhere in the Lands of Mary
These are pretty much the only brushes I even use anymore, the various different size brushes provide a huge range of possibilities, with bigger brushes having largely paint carrying capabilities and wonderful ridges in your strokes. The smaller brushes in turn provide responsive handling and delicate stroke making capabilities. All together you can produce paintings of exceptional quality all with just a few brushes and in any technique you might want to use, whether bold impasto strokes or glazing up gently.I now own a several of various different sizes and feel confident they will last nearly a lifetime for me. They clean up easily and reform to their shape even if you are very hard on your brushes like I am. These are the perfect brushes, you can really put them through the paces, they handle wonderfully, are very competitively priced, and function for painting in any medium. I strongly suggest buying at least a couple to try if you haven't had the pleasure of using them.
Love these brushes!
By Rocky the sign painter
from Hendersonville TN
Hold up well to the rigors of sign painting on some very rough surfaces. We do replace the ones that get really abused, but these really help move the job along quickly & more smoothly.
from Hendersonville, TN
Comments about Princeton Catalyst Polytip Bristle Angular Brushes:
We use these to paint logos on brick walls for our sign painting business. They save us a lot of time & frustration, & make the job quicker & easier. They get roughed up in the process & by the end of a large job the tips of the bristles are a little frayed so we replace the most worn out ones & still use the ones not so beat up. We use lettering enamels with these & are happy with their performance.
from North Carolina
Been painting a couple of years.... finally have brushes that are wonderful to work with!!
I would buy this product again
from New Westminster, BC
The product has high quality. The brush can hold lots of paint and make texture which I am looked for.
Lots of spring in the bristles. You can really move paint.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Work well with acrylic paint
from Rough & Ready, CA
I have just about every type of brush available, from bristle to red sable, for use with acrylic paint. Catalyst brushes are very nice - tough, versatile, flexible. More and more often I end up using them.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
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By Santiago Aguirre
from Buenos Aires Argentina
I've been painting with acrylics and oils for years, and these brushes are the best I've used. They have the particularity to maintain its shape despite intensive use . It is also interesting to note that they do not lose hairs. perfect price-quality relationship.-
from Butler County, Ohio
I have many many brushes for oils and watercolor. So when I saw a "free ship" deal for these brushes I bought the minimum to qualify. The Princeton Catalyst Polytip is now my absolute favorite for oils(water mixable oil). I have placed 3 additional orders for them. They hold a lot of paint, they old their shape and they clean up nicely. I haven't used any of my other brushes since this purchase!
See why the Catalyst Polytip Bristle brushes are a favorite of equestrian artist Thomas Allen Pauly.
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