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Sable or Squirrel Hair Watercolor Brushes: Which Should I Choose?

Watercolor brushes can be made from weasel, squirrel, ox, goat, rabbit or pony hair. There are so many varieties of types and shapes of brushes it can be bewildering to the beginning watercolor artist.

In this video, I explain the differences between some of the most common and popular types of brushes.

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Which is the BEST Brush – Princeton Aqua Elite or Neptune?

I use Princeton Watercolor Brushes in my watercolor studio. I love both the Aqua Elite and the Neptune Series. However, I am often asked which of these two brush types are the BEST? I answer that question in this video. I also give my recommendation of three great brush purchases for the beginning watercolor artist.

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  • Princeton Neptune Quill #6 – https://amzn.to/3DYvQq7
  • Princeton Aqua Elite Round #12 – https://amzn.to/3FNlawY
  • Princeton Aqua Alite Long Round #8 – https://amzn.to/3FNlewI

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