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Silver Brush - SilverSilk 8801S -SH- Flat Shader

Silver Brush - SilverSilk 8801S -SH- Flat Shader

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Silver Brush - SilverSilk 8801S -SH- Flat Shader




A paintbrush is a tool used to apply paint, ink, or other types of fluid to a surface. 

A paintbrush is made of four main parts:



  • The bristles are the part of the brush that holds the paint. 

  • They can be made of natural materials, such as hog hair, sable, or ox hair, or synthetic materials, such as nylon or polyester. 

  • The type of bristles used will depend on the type of paint being used. For example, natural bristles are best for oil paints/watercolours, while synthetic bristles are best for acrylic/gouache & watercolour paints.



  • The ferrule is the metal band that holds the bristles in place. It is usually made of brass or steel.




  • The handle is the part of the brush that you hold onto. It is usually made of wood or plastic.




  • The crimp is the small metal piece that secures the ferrule to the handle.




Silver Brush - Silk series:


  • Silver Silk 88 brushes are a high-quality synthetic brush designed for use with fluid acrylics, gouache, watercolours, and more. 

  • They are made with multi-diameter Japanese synthetic filaments that imitate the absorbency, spring, and feel of expensive natural hairs at a fraction of the cost.

  • Here are some of the features of Silver Silk 88 brushes:

    • High-quality multi-diameter Japanese synthetic filaments

    • Excellent absorbency and holding capacity

    • Wonderful color control

    • Excellent wear resistance

    • Handmade by expert artisans

    • Triple epoxy sealed nickel-plated brass ferrule

  • Silver Silk 88 brushes are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, so you can find the perfect brush for your needs. They are also available in both short and long handles, so you can choose the handle length that is most comfortable for you.


Sizes & Type:


  •  Flat shader Short handle  Brushes  Available In Sizes : 4, 6, 8, 10




  • A flat shader brush is a type of brush that is used for applying even washes of color. 

  • It has a flat, square head that is typically made of natural or synthetic bristles. The bristles are often densely packed, which allows the brush to hold a lot of pigment.

  • They are a popular choice for artists who work in acrylics, watercolors, and gouache. They can also be used with other media, such as inks and pastels.

  • When choosing a flat shader brush, it is important to consider the size of the brush head. 

  • Smaller brushes are better for detailed work, while larger brushes are better for covering large areas. It is also important to choose a brush with bristles that are the right stiffness for your needs. 

  • Softer bristles are better for blending, while stiffer bristles are better for creating crisp edges.




  • When choosing a paintbrush, it is important to consider the type of paint you will be using, the size of the surface you will be painting, and the desired effect. 
  • It is also important to take care of your paint brushes by cleaning them after each use and storing them properly.


Here are some tips to remember while using the paintbrushes:


  • Hold the brush with a light grip.

  • Apply paint to the surface in a smooth, even motion.

  • Don't overload the brush with paint.

  • Clean your brush often to prevent the paint from drying on the bristles.

  • Clean your brushes immediately after each use. 

  • Use warm water and mild soap to clean the bristles.

  • Rinse the brushes thoroughly to remove all soap residue.

  • Shape the bristles while the brush is still wet.

  • Allow the brushes to air dry completely.

  • Store your brushes in a cool, dry place.

  • By following these tips, you can extend the life of your paintbrushes and keep them in good condition.

  • Experiment with different types of brushes and techniques to find what works best for you.

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