Watercolour Brushes

Artists looking to maximise the effectiveness of their painting need to use the correct watercolour materials to achieve a refined finish. Watercolour paint brushes our available as complete sets as well as in individual packs from leading art brands such as Daler Rowney and Pro Arte.

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  1. Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Brush

    From £8.75

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  2. Cass Art Synthetic Round Brush

    From £2.50

    Available in 12 sizes
  3. Merlin Hake Brush Set of 3

    RRP: £16.35 £12.95

  4. Daler Rowney Aquafine Rigger


    Available in 3 sizes
  5. Daler Rowney Aquafine Round

    From £3.85

    Available in 15 sizes
  6. Daler Rowney Aquafine Skyflow


    Available in 3 sizes

Watercolour Brushes

The hair you choose for your paint brush is key to your painting performance, if you want a brush that will last Sable is best. Professional artist paint brushes use Kolinsky Sable, best known due to its resilient and supple frame, sourced from Siberian weasels, these brush tips maintain their shape and performance for years.

If you’re just starting to use the medium the best watercolour brushes to use are synthetic, we have a wide range of brushes, including starter sets that are ideal gifts for the novice artist in your life. All our watercolour paint brushes come in a variety of sizes and styles including fan/mop brushes, round and even Hake brushes made with goat hair.

Finally, we also have water brushes, these are a great alternative to paint brushes especially if you are more of a travel painter who needs more portable art equipment. This clever design contains the water that you’d usually have in a separate pot, squeezing the body to wet the bristles. Water brushes are also perfect for filling in small spaces that need a pop of colour, or for spreading the pigment of your watercolour pencil across the paper even more.