Welcome to dickblick
This hair comes from the Siberian and Manchurian Sable, better known under the name of Kolinsky. It is a small animal that lives in the coldest areas of these regions, giving it a very strong and dense hair, an ideal hair for watercolor. It has fantastic spring, snap, and color holding ability.
This watercolor brush has been carefully tested for professional designers and retouchers. It has a seamless nickel-plated brass ferrule, a short black polished handle, and a beige tip.
see also ...
® Raphaël is a registered trademark.
Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.
Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.
(based on 32 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Reviewed by 32 customers
Displaying reviews 1-10
Back to top
Previous | Next »
Comments about Raphaël Kolinsky Red Sable Extra Pointed Round Series 8408:
Kolinsky brushes are amazing. My first high quality brush. What a difference. Buy at least one and see the difference yourself
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Was this review helpful? Yes / No
- You may also flag this review
Love my Raphael brushes
By Desert Man
from Las Cruces, NM
These brushes exceeded my expectations ... I bought numbers 4 & 6...I have other Kolinsky sable brushes that are also very well made but these simply blew them away ... they hold wonderful points and I can control them to make extremely fine lines in watercolor ...great paint holding capacity and extremely responsive at the tip ... from very fine to very broad strokes these are a joy to paint with... really glad I got them.
By Watercolor artist
from Vancleve, KY
this brush is really great! No lie! I love the point and the snap of the brush.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Best brush for botanical accuracy
from West Chester, PA
The quality is worth the price. The brush retains its point for a very long time, even with extensive usage.The belly holds just the right amount of water for continuous painting without having to reload frequently.
from Charlottesville, Va
I really like how fine of a point this brush has. It also holds paint really well so I don't have to reload it as much as other brushes I've used.
I love this brush
from Santa Cruz
This brush is extremely versatile. The extra pointed tip allows for extreme detail work, but the body holds a lot of paint.
By Paul in Montana
from North of Yellowstone, south of Glacier
Great for details or just creating a line that will go from razor thin to the width of the brush. Very responsive, I have brushes by the major premium brush makers and these are simply outstanding and quality and performance.
Wonderful brushes - prefer to Series 7
I use these brushes both for botanicals and looser watercolors.The point is incredible and the brushes versatile enough that I can use a #6 for almost anything but washes.
from Santa cruz
Great sharp tips. I recommend them them especially to watercolorists who need detail.
from Livingston, Montana
The long points on these brushes, I have sizes 0,1,2,3,4 &6 offer exceptional control and ease in work. I have tried other high end pointed rounds and these out preform all of them.
Loading item data...
Please allow ADDITIONAL DELIVERY TIME for factory-shipped items.
Click here to view expected shipping dates, or call our Order Dept (800)-828-4548.
Copyright © 2015 Dick Blick Art Materials. All rights reserved.
Your cart is currently empty.
Your cart currently contains N item.
Dick Blick Art Materials®, Blick®, Blick Studio®, and Artists Pick Blick® are registered trademarks of Dick Blick Holdings Inc.
© Copyright 1999-2017 Dick Blick Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.