Finding good quality
brushes has become increasingly difficult in recent
years, as the large amount of hand-work involved in
making them has pushed the price ever higher. One
of the suppliers in Japan has been trying to find
ways around this problem, and has come up with a
new line of brushes - the 'Sosaku Brush'.
(Sosaku hanga translates as 'creative
prints' and is the term generally used for modern
work, to distinguish it from dento hanga -
These brushes offer excellent value. They are
useable right out of the box, although working them
on sharkskin or dragonskin to soften the tips will
improve their response.
The Sosaku brush is
available in two sizes, 60mm and 75 mm. (Order form