Ninja Art Tip #76 What is a Japanese Hake Brush?

How To, Intermediate, Ninja Art Tip, Painting, Tools & Materials, Video Tips

One of my favourite types of watercolour brushes is the Japanese Hake brush. This brush is made of goat hair — it’s really soft and holds a lot of liquid.

Check out this video to learn how to use it and some other nerdy facts about brushes!

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