Taklon brushes for can be used by artists of all skill levels. With high-quality synthetic hair, these brushes mimic the shape and movement of natural hair. So whether you’re doing big washes of colour or small, fine details, you can achieve it with these taklon paint brushes! Choose from a number of brush styles and shapes, including:
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What is a taklon brush?
A taklon brush is a paint brush made of synthetic fibres. These brushes usually feel smooth to touch and are a great alternative to animal hair paint brushes.
Are taklon brushes good for watercolour?
Absolutely! They’re able to hold large amounts of paint, can do big washes of colour and can be found in a number of shapes and styles.
Are taklon brushes good for acrylic?
They sure are! Taklon brushes are ideal for acrylic projects. Not only are they durable, they have an excellent ‘spring’ and give you plenty of control and feedback when you’re painting with acrylic.
It’s important to note that the diameter of the brushes and the blend of different hairs affects how soft or stiff a brush is, and therefore how it performs with various media.
What are taklon brushes used for?
Taklon brushes can be used for watercolour, acrylic paint and oil paint on almost any surface. Some brushes can even be used for staining and glazing.
Are taklon brushes good?
They sure are. With recent innovations, taklon brushes are now comparable to natural hair, and for some are even considered an improvement in durability, cost, shape and absorbency.
Is a taklon brush synthetic?
Yes, taklon is synthetic. Taklon is a common name for a synthetic brush, which makes it an alternative to natural hair brushes.