Brushes

Brushes for Silk Painters, Watercolourists and those working with inks, dyes, acrylics, gouche

Black Velvet™ Soft and luxurious, a unique blend of soft absorbant natural squirrel hair and a new resilient black synthetic filament named Risslon. Squirrel hair holds large amounts of colour and releases it with perfect control. By itself, Squirrel is delicate. So here it is blended with a top quality synthetic to resist wear and maintain a wonderful snap and swing. This soft blend allows multiple layer glazing without disturbing previous colours, yet its firm enough to lift colour with a gentle scrub. Black Velvet™ brushes feature polished black ferrules, carefully fitted to gloss black handles, each with a distinctive silver neck band.

Silver Kolinsky Sables ~   These pure Kolinsky Sables are world class, absolutely superior for all watercolourists, extra large and top quality are supurb value at exceptional prices. They will keep a needle sharp point, knife flat edges and resisit splitting, holding maximum colour for quick, continuous work.  Silver Kolinsky Sables are fitted with specially hand finished pure gold plated ferrules and perfectly balanced natural wood handles.

Silver Oval Sky and Round Mops ~ Wash Blender Brushes ~ Beautifully made, ultra-soft black Goat hair. Ideal for background sky and washes in watercolours, and colour blending with oils or acrylics. The black round mops are favourites for dusting, used by conservators, ceramists and artists. These quality mops are the finest available. 

Alpine White™ ~ soft white Goat hair.

Special for our customers ~ This range has been carefully selected for our Silk Painters and endorsed by professional Silk Painter, Susan Louise Moyer. Silk Wholesalers Black Velvet and Silver Kolinsky Sables  prices are 30% below the RRP ( recommended list price ) including Susan's brush sets at fantastic prices!


  • Brush ~ SILVER KOLINSKY SABLES
  • Brush ~ SILVER KOLINSKY SABLES
  • SILVER KOLINSKY SABLES  These large full bodied world class Kolinsky Sables are a delight! holding maximum colour for quick continuous work, they will keep a needle sharp point, knife-flat edges and resisit splitting. Superb value for professional and hobbists alike, offering top quality at extraordinary prices! Each brush is fitted with specially hand finished, pure gold plated ferrules and perfectly balanced natural wood finished handles.

  • Price$13.95
  • Brush ~ ALPINE WHITE WASH BLENDER
  • Brush ~ ALPINE WHITE WASH BLENDER
  • Alpine White™ Wide Wash Blender is made of pure soft white goat hair, with seamless nickel plated brass ferrules mounted to clear lacquered flat paddle handles. Ideal for soft washes and glazing.

    This exceptionally high quality brush will outlast any wash/glaze/blender brush you have ever had and won't malt!

  • Price$14.60
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET ROUNDS
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET ROUNDS
  • Black Velvet™~  Soft and luxurious, a unique blend of soft absorbant natural squirrel hair and a new resilient black synthetic filament named Risslon,  a combination which absorbs a huge amount of colour, resists wear and maintains a wonderful snap and spring.    This soft blend allows multiple layer glazing without disturbing previous colour, and firm enough to lift and manipulate colour.         The joy of working with this long-lasting brush is un-paralleled and well worth the initial investment. Black Velvet™ have polished black ferrules, carefully fitted by hand, to gloss black  wood handles, each with a distinctive silver band.

  • Price$11.35
  • BRUSH SET ~ BLACK VELVET WATERCOLOUR COLLECTION I
  • BRUSH SET ~ BLACK VELVET WATERCOLOUR COLLECTION I
  • WATERCOLOUR SET I - For Silk Painters & Watercolourists, Silk Wholesalers have selected this special 3 brush collection for you ~ Black Velvet™ Squirell-Risslon blend, comprising 3/4" oval flat wash brush,  #8 round  and  #1 fine liner script for fine detail.  Exceptional quality, excellent value. Below US List Price.  

  • Price$68.95
  • BRUSH SET ~ SUSAN LOUISE MOYER ESSENTIALS ~ 10% OFF
  • BRUSH SET ~ SUSAN LOUISE MOYER ESSENTIALS ~ 10% OFF
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    Susan Louise Moyer, professional Master Silk Painting Artist, selected this set of essentials for the silk painter

    Black Velvet™~ set of 3 Squirrel-Risslon blend rounds #4, #8, #12. Excellent value. Below US List Price. 

  • Price$62.95
  • BRUSH SET - SUSAN LOUISE MOYER SPECIALIST
  • BRUSH SET - SUSAN LOUISE MOYER SPECIALIST
  • Susan Louise Moyer, professional Master Silk Painting Artist, uses and recommends this set of brushes for the silk painter, for detailed work and background wash. This set comprised of 3/4" Oval Flat Wash brush Black Velvet™ Squirrel-Risslon blend and 2 rounds #6, #8 by SilverwhiteSilverwhite is the softest, double thick, fully packed white synthetic filament brush available. This white taklon brush offers the finest colour carrying ability alongside sharp needle-pointed, chisel edge control for detailed work. Excellent value. Below US List Price. 


  • Price$56.95
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET VOYAGE TRAVEL BRUSHES
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET VOYAGE TRAVEL BRUSHES
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    VOYAGE™ ~ PLEIN AIR TRAVEL BRUSHES for watercolourist ~ Black Velvet ™ Squirell-Risslon blend now available in four sizes #2 #4 #6 #8 and as a 4 piece set. The brush that closes for travel, the brush and ferrule simple pull out of the handle, and are inserted back in with the brush tip within for secure storage and transposrtation. 

    Black Velvet™ captures colour and releases it in a slow controlled blend of synthetic Risslon filament and organic natural hair, making this the most unique and responsive artists brush available

  • Price$29.65
  • BRUSH SET ~ BLACK VELVET VOYAGE TRAVEL BRUSH ~ SOLD OUT, sorry
  • DISCOUNTED BY 20% ~ September 2017 ~ discount wil show in cart

    VOYAGE™ ~ 4 pc PLEIN AIR TRAVEL BRUSHES for watercolourist ~ Black Velvet ™ Squirell-Risslon blend ~ #2 #4 #6 #8 

  • Price$99.71
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET JUMBO ROUND WASH
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET JUMBO ROUND WASH
  • Two sizes available, this Black Velvet™ indulgent brush is a fully packed, round, long haired, pointed brush capable of carrying huge amounts of colour while maintaining control and direction.

    Long lasting and will maintain shape indefinately.

  • Price$26.95
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET OVAL WASH ~ 1/2
  • Brush ~ BLACK VELVET OVAL WASH ~ 1/2" and 1" currently out of stock
  • This delightful Black Velvet™ Squirell-Risslon Flat Oval Wash brush comes in two sizes. These are wash brushes that you will love, the clever fibre blend and point giving full control, a full and even wash. Available in three sizes ~ 1/2" ~ 3/4" ~ 1"

    TIP  want a soft round full wash/blender  then add a Silver OVAL SKY WASH soft black goat hair available in three sizes.

  • Price$36.25
  • Brush ~ SILVER ROUND MOPS ~ #10 currently out of stock
  • Brush ~ SILVER ROUND MOPS ~ #10 currently out of stock
  • SILVER ROUND MOPS  soft black goat hair for background and washes. Our black goat hair round mops are favorites for dusting; used by conservators, ceramists, beauticians and artists. These quality mops are long lasting and the finest available.

    Available in three sizes #10 (small) #12 (medium) #14 (large)

    TIP ~ have a spare for your make-up ~ fantastic for applying powdered face colour!

  • Price$15.15
  • Brush ~ SILVER OVAL SKY WASH ~ all sizes currently out of stock
  • Brush ~ SILVER OVAL SKY WASH ~ all sizes currently out of stock
  • SILVER OVAL SKY WASH - Ultra soft black goat hair mops are ideal for background and sky washes in silk painting and watercolors or color blending with other mediums.  These quality mops are long lasting and the finest available.

  • Price$8.50
  • Zig Fabricolor Twin Markers
  • Zig Fabricolor Twin Markers
  • CLEARANCE ~ ON SALE 40% OFF - RRP $7.95 now $4.77

    Ideal for all textile work. Works beautifully on silk and watercolour painting, signing your work, embellishment. Doll making; painting in faces.

    22 colours, including silver & gold and a blender, perfect for softening and blending two colours.

    Dual-tipped, water-based pigment, acid-free, lightfast, odourless, xylene free, permanent markers. Iron fix.

    0.2mm fine nib and brush tips. Suitable fabric & paper.

  • Price$4.77