Japanese Hake brush is ideal to use with photographic emulsion. This brush will hold a good amount of emulsion when you coat your paper and give you distinctive brush marks.
With a long, plain wooden handle. The bristles are flat and wide, soft, white goat hair. 1.5 inches wide (38mm).
£4.45 Inc VAT
A Jiaban Brush is Chinese brush made with goats hair. These brushes are great for coating paper, and ideal for many alternative processes as they contain no metal parts. Can be reused several times if washed carefully. Very hot water can melt the glue that keeps the hairs in place, so wash with warm water.
Particularly good for use with photographic emulsion. This brush will hold a good amount of emulsion when you coat your paper and give you distinctive brush marks.
With a long, plain wooden handle. The bristles are flat and wide, soft, white goat hair. 3 inches wide (77mm).
Gentle enough for delicate Japanese papers and tissues, alongside thicker art papers, such as Arches Platine.
As well as alternative processes you can use this for a variety of conservation uses, from cleaning to repairs. Also, a good brush to use in any situation where you dust, wash, size, mount, glue or spread any thin media.
If you are coating your own cyanotype paper, these will work well to cover a large surface area. Have a read of our How To Make Cyanotypes. You might also be interested in our Parallax Cyanotype Kit. It has pre-measured Ferric Ammonium Citrate and Potassium Ferricyanide, 20 sheets of A5 Arches Platine Paper, a Foam Brush, Vinyl Gloves and full instructions. So, everything you need to get started!