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This revolutionary new synthetic has the control and feel of interlocked bristle. It is even more durable than natural hair.
Ruby Satin offers a vast choice for artists working in traditional or modern media. These brushes have a precise snap and fine control. They are designed to replace more expensive natural hair brushes.
Bright and Flat — A Bright is a short flat brush that absorbs less color and has a stiffer stroke. A Flat is longer than a Bright and is consequently more flexible at the tip.
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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The perfect "blend"
By Equine Artist
from Waverly Hall, GA
Comments about Silver Brush Ruby Satin Synthetic Brushes:
I decided to do a large scale horse portrait. This called for some larger brushes. Typically I use some hog bristle but mostly sable brushes. For this project I wanted affordable brushes that had a stiffness somewhere in between the bristle and sable so after doing a lot of comparison shopping online I bought a handful of these brushes and a few others just in case I was disappointed in these. I was not disappointed at all. I love these brushes and just ordered another handful in other sizes. Great bargain and a great brush.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Beautiful Workhorse Brushes for Acrylic Painting
By J S Rowe
I purchased these Silver Brush Ruby Satin Synthetic Brushes in order to compare them with the Silver Brush "Bristlon" variant. I am really happy with both types. The Bristlon brushes have a white hog-bristle colour and are stiffer and good for laying on thick strokes, scumbling, and also scrubbing paint into the canvas. I find that the Phthalo colours tend to stain them a little. These "Ruby Satin" brushes are slightly softer and yet still have a lovely spring to them. I also like the colour of the fibres, as they don't tend to show any residual staining from the Phthalos. Both series clean up very easily, even if I forget to do it right away (with a a light soaping with Master's brush cleaner). I love working with both these series of brushes from Silver and highly recommend them to all artists.
Great buy. Still not as small as I would've liked
from Gainesville fl
Comments about Silver Brush Ruby Satin Synthetic Round:
Great I was looking for a brush that came to a small point for details...wish they had one size smaller but this brush still does a great job.
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Bayside, NY
These brushes were recommended by my professor of portrait painting at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. I can understand why! They work beautifully and clean up easily and perfectly.
Great Brushes and affordable
from South Dakota
Comments about Silver Brush Ruby Satin Synthetic Flat:
Needed to replace old brushes and on advise from my painting instructor purchased these. Work great and paint flows nicely!! Very pleased.
Can take some «abuse»
Comments about Silver Brush Ruby Satin Synthetic Bright:
I had a special oil painting need when I chose to try this brush: scrubing, scribbling,... In the end, it can take some amount of «abuse» if taken care of.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
I am a professional artist and I use Ruby Satin brushes for traditional oil painting as well as for acrylics. They perform beautifully for both mediums, keep their shape nicely, and are very long lasting. I've had some of mine for years. I highly recommend this brand.
Good Brushes to Use for 'standard' oil painting
from Reno, NV
Good thing I ordered them before I read 'some' of the negative 'con' reviews. They came [two days earlier then shipment order said]; took some time using others I was working with; than thought I'd better give them a go... The ones I used did something I has never experienced... when I washed them [mineral spirit and Fels-Naptha soap] at the end of the painting session; they took their shape better than when I first started. I use 'standard' oils only with Liquin and 'real' turpatine.
Don't use with conventional oils
from Houma, LA
Bought mine several years ago after painting only a few years, in oil. Made the mistake of using them with oils and the bristles flayed in several directions. May be OK with water media, but I wouldn't invest in these expensive brushes for oils. Robert Simmons White Bristles are much better and a much better deal.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
flexible dependable great price
from Madison, WI
able to move some paint, cut in an edge or soften. Great brush at a great price
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