I am using an assortment of those brushes (pointed rounds 2,4,8), just finished a gouache project. I'm using the series 4050 . I looked at these for any long bristled flats, but they only make short stubby brights, which is not what I'm in need of.
I tried the Princetons, because they are easily available to my students. Gouache is harder on brushes, so I wanted to try these synthetics. They have some good qualities, and was happy with the work. Just ordered a 3/0 to go with the set for I had to sacrifice a w/c brush for the really small stuff.
I don't like using the same brushes for gouache and transparent watercolor.
Happy Painting in the new year!
Linda M. Feltner Artist, LLC
P.O. Box 325
Hereford, AZ 85615
It sounds crazy but - Princeton Synthetic Sable brushes. I use the watercolor rounds and am impressed with them. They're an inexpensive brush which works very well, hold a lot of pigment and hold up. heresy.
On Dec 26, 2012, at 2:31 PM, Linda Feltner wrote: