Maestro Kolinsky Red Sable
for Watercolor & Gouache
The Maestro designation denotes the highest quality winter male Kolinsky Red Sable hair from the
Tobol River region in Eastern Siberia. Excellent for Watercolors, Illustration, Animation & Rendering.
• All brushes are handmade from raw material to finished brush by skilled artisans at the da Vinci factory.
• Seamless, nickel- or gold-plated brass ferrules are rust-resistant and long lasting.
•10 Sharp Round • European style shaping with an extra-sharp point and the fastest action at the tip. • Sizes 10/0 to 50.
•11 Full Belly Round • Traditional English shaping with a fuller belly for added water- and color- carrying capacity.
Seamless gold-plated brass ferrule. Size 5/0 to 24.
•35 Long Tapered Round • The unique taper is great for fast, loose watercolor painting and is a favorite amongst illustrators, cartoonists, and film animators. Great for drawing long, clean lines. • Sizes 3/0 to 24.
•5506 Restauro Retouch • Longer than our Spotter (Ser. 1505) and shorter than our Sharp Round (Ser. 10), the Restauro was originally designed for the restoration department at the Uffizi Museum in Florence. The "in between" length perfectly combines the benefits of each brush for excellent control; very unique • Ergonomic hexagonal handle • Sizes 3/0 to 6.
•1505 The Miniaturist • Short Hair Length Spotter or Retouch • Sizes 5/0, 4/0, 3/0, 2/0, 0 to 12.
•1503 Travel Round • Shaped like Series 10 for maximum resilience and snap at the point with indestructible outer casing
that fits into watercolor travel sets. Casing has ventilation hole so brushes dry properly • Sizes 1 to 12.
•910 Voyage Retractable Travel Round: A retractable metal pocket protects the hair against bending or breaking when not in use. Shaped like Series 10 (extra-sharp round) for maximum resilience and snap at the point. Sizes 1, 2, 5 & 6.
•1526Y Sharp Round • Harbin Kolinsky Red Sable from Manchuria does not grow as long as Maestro sable, but offers
similar features and performance for a great price, especially in larger sizes. • Sizes 3/0 to 20.
•1311 Flat • Thick belly feeds sharp painting edge, laying down even washes with great control • Sizes 2 to 35.
•1310 One Stroke • Same as 1311 but with longer length hair. A One Stroke as originally intended • Sizes 2 to 24.
•1200K Medium Length Liner • Sharp needle point • Sizes 10/0 & 0 to 24.
•1203K Extra-long Length Liner • Sharp needle point • Sizes 10/0 & 0 to 20.
•44 Artissimo Quill • New! • Made in the traditional way from selected Kolinsky red sable hair and furnished with ebony wood handle, these brushes satisfy every demand in watercolor, calligraphy and Indian ink painting. • Unmistakable by the signature “H. Defet” lasered onto the handle • Sizes 0, 1 and 2.
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