Pro Arte Sterling Acrylix Brush Short Flat Series 201

Product Code: P00205

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Description

The Pro Arte Sterling Acrylix Brush Short Flat Series 201 comes with Pro Arte’s special Acrylix bristles, developed as a synthetic alternative to hog hair.

  • The bristles are firm yet flexible, with a silky texture which they’ll retain even after lots of use.
  • They’re extremely durable – you can leave them standing in water without damaging them – and the translucent white bristles make it easy to judge the colour of your paint.
  • They’re a delight to paint with, last for ages and are also less expensive than hog hair, so it’s easy to see why they’re so popular with artists working in acrylics and oils.

The short flat version of the Pro Arte Sterling Acrylix Brush Series 201 comes in a range of sizes to suit all purposes.

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Q&A (4)
Q What are the benefits to using a synthetic brush as oppose to a natural hair brush?
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The most obvious advantage is that using a synthetic brush is kind to animals, but synthetic brushes also tend to be more durable and longer lasting than a natural hair brush. Furthermore, synthetic brushes do not expand in water and tips of brushes also stay finer for longer. This can prove helpful when applying paint for fine detailing.

Q What are the benefits to using a natural hair brush as oppose to a synthetic brush?
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Using natural hair for the bristles of a brush as oppose to using synthetic materials is a more traditional practice. Natural hair brushes tend to carry and hold more colour than a synthetic brush. 

Q My brush has misshapen over time. How can I rectify this?
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If your brush has misshapen, you can do so by soaking in boiling water and allowing brush to reshape. Please keep in mind that if your brush is resting on its bristles, this will affect its shape so take care when soaking. Should you wish to retain the point of your brush, you can do so by dipping in gum Arabic and reshaping. Make sure you leave your brush to dry fully before using after applying gum Arabic, as the medium could potentially change the effect of the paint you are using.

Q What can I use to clean these brushes?
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This all depends on the kind of paint used. Synthetic bristles are quite robust and can be used with lots of different cleaning materials such as turpentine or solvent based paint brush cleaners. However, avoid using acetone based cleaners on synthetic brushes as this may affect the brushes longevity.

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19th October 2021 Reviewed by Sally Gallagher Excellent product - used for oils, keeps its shape well.

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19th June 2021 Reviewed by Carol Ardley Reliablequality

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11th May 2021 Reviewed by Nikolai Almeida Great brush, maintains shape well, but should be packaged in cardboard to protect it during shipping so the bristles are not permanently bent (for example single sided corrugated card rolled around it)

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29th April 2021 Reviewed by Nicola Durrant Nice, bouncy brushes that I use with acrylic paints

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17th February 2021 Reviewed by Gabriele Cuccu I like these brushes, I use them for oil.

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13th February 2021 Reviewed by Maggie Laing I have recently started painting with oils and find the shape and flex of these brushes suit me very well. You can make well defined brush marks and also a straight line. They are firm but still flexible.

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28th January 2021 Reviewed by Henry Perks Nice brush and good value. I'm using for acrylic paint.

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11th December 2020 Reviewed by Nicola Allibone Really lovely brush, very good quality.

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14th November 2020 Reviewed by Ka Stelmach Great for acrylic inks
Hold shape really long 👍

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22nd June 2020 Reviewed by Heather James So far so good

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22nd June 2020 Reviewed by Heather James Good brushes

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19th June 2020 Reviewed by Gavin Mckinnell Great just what I wanted

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10th April 2020 Reviewed by Sally Gallagher Good quality, ideal for detailed oil painting.

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19th March 2020 Reviewed by Julie Bowen It was a gift

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23rd January 2020 Reviewed by Katherine Stratfield very pleased with product

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20th April 2019 Reviewed by Catherine Johns Great product acrylics brushes and good delivery care package well

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13th December 2015 Reviewed by Julie Keble I bought this paint brush in size 2 to paint the letters for a sign for my house.I am not a painter by trade but it worked beautifully,tho'it was probably not designed for gloss paint
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