Synthetic Paintbrushes

Whilst some purists may argue that a true artist uses only animal hair brushes, we believe that everyone should be able to create art with whatever materials they like. That’s why we offer synthetic brushes, as these are often a great alternative to the more expensive brushes, such as Kolinsky sable brushes. Synthetic brushes are ideal for acrylic or watercolour painting, thanks to their softer and more flexible bristles.

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  1. Daler Rowney Aquafine Round

    From £3.95

    Available in 15 sizes
  2. Daler Rowney Aquafine Liner

    £3.95

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  3. System 3 Long Handle Round Brush

    From £3.95

    Available in 6 sizes
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  4. Daler Rowney System 3 SH Round

    From £3.95

    Available in 10 sizes
  5. System 3 Long Handle Bright Brush

    From £6.85

    Available in 3 sizes
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  6. Daler Rowney System 3 SH Skyflow

    £15.25

    Available in 5 sizes
  7. Daler Rowney System 3 SH Script

    £3.95

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  8. Daler Rowney System 3 SH Liner

    £3.95

  9. System 3 Long Handle Filbert Brush

    From £6.85

    Available in 3 sizes
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  10. Daler Rowney System 3 SH Spotter

    £3.95

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  11. Skyists Varnish Brush Series 632

    From £8.95

    Available in 2 sizes
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  12. Derwent Paint Pen Medium Waterbrush

    RRP: £7.49 £6.95

  13. Caran D'ache Brush Water Reservoir

    RRP: £5.99 £5.20

  14. Pentel Individual Aquash Water Brush

    RRP: £6.97 Was: £5.95 £4.75

    Available in 3 sizes
  15. Daler Rowney Graduate XL Extra Large Soft Synthetic Round Brush

    RRP: £16.15 Was: £15.75 £14.15

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Synthetic Paintbrushes

If you’re looking for a substitute to traditional animal hair brushes for whatever reason, whether it is due to price or personal ethics, then synthetic brushes are a fantastic alternative for your creative needs. Whether you’re an acrylic artist or a watercolour worker, we have a synthetic brush to suit all your needs and styles, whether you prefer working with broad strokes or need a tool to help do finer, more intricate pieces of artwork.

We also stock all the best brands, such as Daler Rowney, Pentel, Derwent and Pro Arte, so if you have a favourite you’ll be sure to be able to find it here. Or if you’re looking for a new art brand to become your favourite, or if you’re unsure of what to get, then there are plenty of brands for you to explore to find a favourite. If you’re just starting out on your art journey or are well into it and need some help or recommendations, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us as we can help you on your journey.