How to choose your paint brush- A guide to Neef Brushes

Author: Dana McGorlick-Appelman  Date Posted:2 March 2021 

Not sure which paintbrushes you should choose? Don’t worry, we're here to help! Just keep reading to discover the difference between three of Neef's fantastic brush series, and which styles are best suited to you.

Neef has been supplying the highest quality brushes for the most demanding artist since 1988. Their artists’ brushes are hand made with exceptional care and attention to detail given during the manufacturing process. These high-quality brushes will last years with proper care and use. 

Green 95 Series

Neef’s Green 95 Series Stiff Synthetic brushes are a fantastic premium brush choice for both acrylic and oil painting. They are a stiff and resilient synthetic brush that holds shape well, and is soft yet firm, with excellent control. Like all Neef brushes, if cleaned and stored correctly this brush will give years of painting pleasure.

Red 140 series

Neef's Red 140 Series Hog Bristle Brushes are fantastic for oil painters of any skill level, from beginners to professionals, available at an economic price. 

Blue 1550 Series

Neef’s Blue 1550 Series Premium Interlocked Hog Bristle Brushes are a fantastic brush choice for professional oil painters, with interlocked bristles that help the brush retain its shape over time, and allows for the smooth and responsive application of paint. Only the highest quality Chungking bristles are selected to retain the best result, with an oven heated mould to give the bristles a greater spring.  

Brush styles 

FLATS - The Flat brush style features a flat ferrule with a square end