Angled Hog Bristle
This hog bristle brush has a shortened handle to make it more practical for encaustic painters. The overall length from tip to tip is 8-1/2". The unusual angled shape makes this brush ideal for cutting in close lines and the broad end is great for laying down color. The thickness of the bristles is perfectly suitable for use in hot wax paint and fortunately, the bristles heat quickly to work the color effectively. However keep in mind, that like any other natural hair brush, be careful not to singe or burn the bristles while using hot air assist.
Slotted Hog Bristle
This brush was specially designed to apply large, bold, textured strokes of wax paint rapidly. Used with a heat gun, the slotted design allows the hot air of the heat gun to flow through the brush, keeping paint fluid on both sides of the brush during application. Made of Pure Chungking Hog Bristle, and not brass filament, these brushes do require different handling in order to protect the natural hair from intense heat. Natural hair will singe if the heat source is too close. With the proper technique, this brush will apply large, bold, textured strokes of wax color rapidly.