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University Brushes from Winsor & Newton are an affordable choice for all artists — from beginners to professionals — seeking a high-quality, inexpensive, all-purpose brush.
Made with smooth white polyester fibers that allow for clean, flowing strokes, they are soft enough to use with watercolors yet stiff enough to use with slightly more fluid oils and acrylics. The fiber offers excellent spring and shape retention and will last a considerable length of time if properly cared for.
The handles are crafted of natural wood and finished with five coats of red lacquer to protect them from swelling during use or when exposed to solvents.
Ideal for watercolor painting, Short Handle University Brushes are also an inexpensive all-purpose brush, ideal for a wide range of craft applications.
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.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Winsor & Newton products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
™ Winsor & Newton is a trademark.™ University is a trademark.
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Great for oil impasto
from Hudson Valley, NY
Comments about Winsor & Newton University Round:
I count on these brushes to apply small areas of impasto. They last longer than most synthetics and are priced right.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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YOU SAVED MY ART LIFE!!
By Creative Kelly
from Billings, Montana
I FINALLY found a brush that I liked, after all my college ones died, and so I bought a couple at a local box craft store, but when I went to buy a couple more not long after that, they had discontinued the brush! In a panic, I didn't know what to do. An artist friend of mine recommended this website, and so I checked it out. YOU HAD MY BRUSH! I plan on buying more, too...You won't see the last of me! :)
One of the brushes arrived damaged
One brush arrived damage but I was quickly sent a replacement. I think the quality of the brushes is great.
very nice product, I would buy it again
from Weeki Wachee , Fl.
very nice brushes for the price. Very good for oil painting
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Nice all purpose brush
from Peoria Il
Comments about Winsor & Newton University Flat:
I've used these brushes for applying milk paint to new bandsaw boxes. They haven't lost one bristle after multiple uses and they keep their shape. They wash up well with water.
By Jusr call me Jane
from Raleigh, NC
These brushes were recommended in a workshop, that we were painting acrylics. I purchased a couple for the workshop, used them for a while and came back for more. They hold their shape nicely, good quality for the price. I was lucky to get them on sale too, especially nice!
Work Horse Brushes
from Boise, ID
I use up my brushes. These maintain a good point and then when I am done I just pick up a new one because they are so affordable.
from sanger ca
for school projects
Doesn't hold up
from San Luis Obispo
I purchased feather brushes after using for the first time the bristles had already started splitting apart. They were used with Acrylics
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Work in progress acrylic painting
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Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that these brushes haven't lasted well for you, and we're happy to help. Please look for an email from a member of our Customer Care Team who will be in touch to assist you.
Amazing Brushes for the Price
from Los Angeles, CA
Purchased for a required supplies list for an art class. But I see the instructor use these brushes very aggressively and they never seem to lose their shape. Great brushes!
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