Squirrel brush

most popular brushes for watercolor brushes are squirrel.They perfectly collect water and then give it a long time, it is very important to draw with watercolors.Proper Squirrel brush should be of squirrel tail hair, if it is out of the hair skin, her performance will be significantly worse.When buying a brush of her must-test: dip it in the water - a good hair product in the form of a wet converge into a fine tip.
Because the brush tip converges, it is possible to draw any strokes, both large and small parts.


brush Kolinsky brushes are also very popular.The bristles have a special column lamellar structure that allows them to gain more paint evenly and give it to the canvas.This hand column of gaining less water than a squirrel brush, so they easier to draw small parts that can ruin a surplus of water.Like the squir
rel brush, weasel brush should converge at the tip when wet.

aspiring artist can be recommended not to buy expensive auger brush, and replace them with cheaper mixed in such bristle brushes column mixed with synthetic bristles.

Synthetic brushes

Modern synthetic materials allow making artificial soft brush, close in their properties to the natural.The price of synthetic brushes is much lower, but even the best of them do not provide the quality and efficiency of the paint strokes, as natural.These brushes can safely choose the artists and amateurs.

shape and size brushes

All brushes are numbered, the higher the number, the more capable of making such a smear brush.Accordingly, in order to paint the fine details and contours, use the brush smaller rooms and for fills and backgrounds - large numbers.

For the most part are used for drawing the round brush, but if you want to vary your technique, you can use other forms of brush - flat, which give an interesting oblique smear;Japanese - universal brush for drawing unseparated.
Synthetic fleyts - special very broad brush to create a watercolor fills.

In the arsenal of the professional artist must be a variety of brush shapes, sizes and types, but beginners will approach the next set of watercolors brush - brush two squirrel - number three and number six and two auger brush - number one and number four.