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Looking for something a little out of the ordinary? The Modernista Tadami brush from Escoda is one of the finest crafted brushes we've seen. The synthetic filament is designed to simulate the feel of mongoose hair, a favorite of painters for centuries.
The brush head is stiffer than most synthetics, but it holds a remarkable point and isn't as stiff as a bristle brush. It's perfect for oil and acrylic in most any consistency.
Escoda's curing process creates a brush head that consistently snaps back to its original shape. The gray-black lacquered wood handle is triple crimped to the nickel-plated brass ferrule.
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.
Long and Short Handles — Long handles are recommended for easel style painting, while short handles are recommended for table-top painting where the artwork lies flat, especially with water media.
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from Katy, TX
Comments about Escoda Modernista Tadami Synthetic Mongoose Round Long Handle Series 4075:
Actually, I purchased the SHORT handled brushes. They are sized smaller than the Grumbacher MAX brushes that I had been using. I had based my sizing on those.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I will continue to purchase all my proffesional art products
from Little ferry, NJ
I am a professional artist but Blick has something for everyone no matter what level you are at. Ive purchased from Blick before but never used their online website... they provide images that are identical to the product i recieved which is always something people are nervous about when they shop online. I ordred with standard shipping 2 times so far and they both arrived days earlier then my expected delivery date! I could be any happier with the service and products provided and will continue to place every order i have to complete my work here. #sweepstakes #sweepstake
One of my favorite brushes.
By warn.ed the painter
I use these for fine detail work. The bristles have the perfect amount of spring for my application, and they keep their form very well even after significant use.
Just wonderful, the best synthic;s I hve ever used.
from Mount juliet, Tennessee
For me they respond better than sable, wonderful to work with.
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from Pittsburgh, PA
Comments about Escoda Modernista Tadami Synthetic Mongoose Filbert Long Handle Series 4060:
Best synthetic brush I have used for acrylic paints. Just the best. Smooth, well made. Escoda makes the best synthetic brushes. I have a 12 Versatil round, 30 Primera bright and 24 filbert, and 16, 10, 6 Modernista filberts. These are the best synthetic brushes I own. I have some Winsor and Newton and da Vinci as well, but the Escoda brushes put these other brushes to shame. They hold up the longest, and do what I want them to do on paper, board, and canvas.
Escoda Modernista Tadami anglar brush
from Arlington, Washington
Comments about Escoda Modernista Tadami Angular:
I use this brush for portrait painting and have found that I can do the larger and detailed work with a single brush
from Flagstaff, AZ
While I'm not well versed in all-things-brushes, I've been very happy using this brush for gouache paintings. I like the control the stiffness provides, and the point always returns. I bought these to replace brushes that were damaged – and actually much prefer them!
The perfect brush!
from Newhall, CA
These brushes have been a game changer for me. They are made incredibly well and from top quality materials. You will recognize their superiority to other brushes immediately. Even after months of use they hold their shape. Escoda brushes in general are a joy to use. After experiencing problems with other brands, I am slowly making the switch to all Escoda brushes in my arsenal.
By far the best brush I use to paint with oil.
from Buenos Aires
By far the best brush I use to paint with oil.Ideal for detailseasy to cleanIt maintains sharpness with the use.Relation price quality, RIDICULOUSwonderful
from franklin nj
i been painting artwork on my kitchen walls and i needed a new brush, this brush got me through a jam, a rough spot in my design, i love these brushes and will continue to buy more, thanks blick! been coming to your store for a long time!!
The Escoda family is known for crafting some of the finest brushes available. The Modernista is a synthetic bristle designed to replicate the feel of a Mongoose natural hair brush. See why these brushes are a great choice for acrylic and oil painters.
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