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These quality synthetic sable brushes are ideal for amateurs and professionals, for use with oils and acrylics. They feature excellent color holding capacity, durability, point and spring. Get the performance of sable without the high cost.
Distinctive gold ferrules are fitted into marbleized red hardwood handles.
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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from Staples, MN
Comments about Princeton Series 4000 Heritage Synthetic Sable Filbert:
I started painting about 11 years ago and had this one brush that I really, really liked. I wanted to find more like it but had no luck since the printing on the handle had worn off. On a whim I ordered one of these and was finally reunited. This line of brushes have good spring, excellent feel, and are almost indestructible. I'm still using the original one from 11 years ago after punishing it through scrubbing, hard-dabbing, and scumbling. I've tried about 2 dozen other brushes from pure kolinsky sables to pure synthetics and other hybrids from all top-of-the-line manufacturers, but these are in a class unto themselves. If you are looking to get a lot of bang from your buck, this is a good line to try.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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My choice for replacement of Daniel Smith Faux Mongoose
from Washington State
Comments about Princeton Series 4000 Heritage Synthetic Sable Bright:
I used Daniel Smith Faux Mongoose for years until they stopped making them and had to experiment to find a replacement. These are the brushes I settled on. I've tried several brands and several styles within those brands but many were too stiff or too short and in the case of Rosemary and Co, too soft which I didnt think was possible. It really boils down to a personal feel which varies with each individual but I like the bounce and they seem durable enough. They dont last forever but that could just be the way I paint, the canvas I use and/or how often I paint and clean them.
By Dutch girl
from Tampa, FL
I haven't used the brushes yet, so I can't comment as to how they hold up. I was very disappointed when I received them though, because the size numbers don't match up with the sizes of my other brushes. They are much smaller brushes compared to the same number on the brushes I'm currently using.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear that the brushes did not meet your expectations. Currently, there is no universal sizing for paintbrushes. At Blick, we list the length and width of all our brushes so that you can order based on the actual dimensions. Our Product Experts are happy to help you select brushes that are closer to the size you expect. Please feel free to give our team a call at 1.800.933.2542. We are available M-F from 8:00am to 5:30pmCST.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
The best way to get my art stuff!
from Marion, Iowa
It's the only place to get the art materials I need. We have several art stores in the neighborhood but they deal mainly in craft stuff. For quality brushes, paint and canvas, this is the only place to go!
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