How to choose the right paint brushes?
Perhaps the most important factor is the hair type, synthetic fiber or natural hair?
Choosing the wrong bristle type may produce undesirable results, or even make the your paintings frustrating.
Below is the common knowledge for hairs that used for painting brushes.
|Categories||Hair Type||Application||Technology||Pros & Cons|
|Natural Hair||Bristle||Good for oil painting& acrylic painting||With the best flexibility and water-absorbing quality
Chungking bristle is born to make high quality brush hair.
|Pony/Camel||Good for watercolor and gouache painting||dry making||Easily broken|
|wet making（making the hair in the water）||Right way to make high quality brush hair & reduce possibility of broken|
|Goat||Good for watercolor and gouache painting||Seldom be chosen now|
|Sable||Expensive & be born to make extreme high quality brush hair|
|Synthetic Hair||Korean or
|can be used for most kinds of paintings||Korean or Japanese hair is recommended to make high quality brush. We can also mix hair of different diameters or mix nylon hair and bristle together based on your requirements.|