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Daler Rowney Aquafine Pointed Wash

Daler-Rowney Aquafine Brushes are an excellent choice for watercolourists, offering a comprehensive range of soft synthetic and natural hair brushes. Here are the key features and benefits of these brushes:

  1. Soft Synthetic and Natural Hair: The Aquafine Brushes range includes brushes with a combination of soft synthetic and natural hair, such as sable and goat hair. The soft filaments offer excellent performance and provide a smooth painting experience.
  2. Ideal for Watercolour and Gouache: Aquafine Brushes are specifically designed for watercolour and gouache painting techniques. Whether you’re working with transparent washes or opaque layers, these brushes are well-suited to handle the unique properties of water-based paints.
  3. Excellent Shape Retention: These brushes are known for their excellent shape retention. The blended filaments and careful construction allow the brushes to maintain their shape even with frequent use, ensuring consistent performance over time.
  4. Excellent Pigment Retention: Aquafine Brushes are designed to hold and release pigment effectively. This feature is crucial for watercolour painting, as it allows for better control and application of colors.
  5. Mixed Hair and Synthetic Blends: Aquafine Synthetic Brushes feature hand-mixed blends of thick and thin filaments, tapered to a point, imitating the qualities of natural sable hair. These brushes provide excellent point and stroke, shape retention, and longevity. Additionally, the Aquafine range includes sable round brushes for achieving the highest standards in watercolour or gouache. The blend of natural hair and synthetic fibers offers exceptional color holding capacity and spring.
  6. Goat Hair Blend Pointed Washes: The Aquafine range also includes a small selection of goat hair blend pointed wash brushes. These brushes feature a traditional wire-bound ferrule and offer outstanding color holding and flow control. They are suitable for various techniques, including washes and broad strokes.
  7. Oozing Style and Quality: Aquafine Brushes not only perform well but also exhibit style and quality. The contrasting black shadow ferrule and black handle create an aesthetically pleasing brush that looks as good as it paints.


In summary, Daler-Rowney Aquafine Brushes are a versatile range suitable for watercolour and gouache painting. With a combination of soft synthetic and natural hair, these brushes offer excellent shape retention, pigment retention, and a variety of brush types for different techniques. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, the Aquafine Brushes provide reliable performance and are a valuable tool for artists working with water-based paints.