Select Artiste Series 3750 Brushes -A vast line of 29 distinct shapes, 108 individual brushes created for oil, acrylic and watercolor artists. Satin-finish jewel-tone blue handles and silver ferrules make Select as beautiful to look at as it is to paint with.
Angular Brights/Shaders: Used for tight shading and curved strokes.
Bright/Chisel Blenders: Length and width of brush is generally squared. Similar to flats, but shorter hairs make a stiffer brush.
Dagger/Strippers: Long chisel edge for easy, fine lines. Vary pressure for thick-to-thin ribbon effect.
Deerfoot Stipplers: Texturizing brush. Use a dry brush and light, pouncing technique for fur, shrubbery, and soft backgrounds.
Detailers/Spotters: For fine detailing.
Fans: Brush fibers are spread out making it useful for subtle blending and for textural effects.
Filberts: Create a softer edge than a flat or bright.
Flats: Longer hairs than a bright, this brush has more flex and a large color carrying capability.
Grainers: Grainers produce a repetitive pattern of thin lines. The head of the filbert grainer is curved.
Liners: Similar to rounds, but with longer hairs. Liners have a large color carrying capacity and makes long, fluid strokes.
Oval Washes: A cross between a mop and a filbert, used primarily for laying in large amounts of color and blending.
Mops: Mops have a large rounded shape that lays in large areas of color with a soft edge.
Rounds: Smaller sizes are typically used for detail work and larger sizes tend to be used for washes and filling in color.
Scrubbers/Scumblers: Use to rub out unwanted color, also useful for drybrush techniques and scumbling.
Washes: A wide, flat brush used primarily to lay-in large amounts of color, to wet paper, or for blending.