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Dark Auburn Horsehair Sumi-e Paint Brush - Elizabeth Schowachert Art

Dark Auburn Horsehair Sumi-e Paint Brush

$109.00

This unique and beautiful brush was made with bamboo root and dark auburn horsehair. The bamboo handle has a ceramic ferrule with a sgraffito design carved into it. The horsehair is a wiry, course, has great flex, strong spring and will make a wide variety of marks. The horsehair has been cut into a short, blunt slant shape. This shape can handle a wide variety of media, including thicker paints. It can create great texture and lines because the bristle is stiff.

The brush has:

  • A leather hanging strap with natural seed bead
  • The ferrule is ceramic and has a sgraffito koi design

Bristle head:

  • The Dark Auburn Horsehair is 1.5" in length
  • The Handle is 10" in length

My brushes are made to create a vast array of marks. When I make a brush I think about all aspects of the tool: how it looks, how it feels in the hand and how it paints - to ensure that the end product is a true "fine art tool".

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How to Care for and clean a sumi-e brush


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