Inkston Gongbi Detail LangHao Wolf Brush Set
This is a set of very classic and versatile Gongbi painting brushes. These fine brushes are made with pure weasel hair. They are designed especially for drawing fine lines and small details.
Price is for a set of 5 such brushes with different sizes. Inkston also supplies 0903Ws Weasel Hair Gongbi Brush. The 0903Ws brush is similar to #3 brush of this brush set. After several months testing, we feel the 0903Ws brush hair has higher quality. When rinsing off the starch from hair for first time, the 0903Ws brush lose almost 0 single hair at all. However, when we rinsing this Gongbi brush set, we can notice 2 to 5 hairs lost in water. Nevertheless, losing 2 to 5 hairs is not considered as a quality problem for one set of 5 gongbi detailed brushes. Here are some photos about how to prepare this set of brush for the first time use.
Bamboo Light & fast growing Bamboo is used as a construction material, as food, to make paper, to make stems for brushes, and as a traditional subject for painting.
Weasel Hair “Wolf” brushes use hair from the Chinese “Yellow mouse wolf” 黄鼠狼 – a type of weasel. Premium Dong Lang Hao “Winter Wolf” brushes use the extra thick hairs produced in the winter in the cold and snowy North East China. The best weasel hair is fine and glistening, smooth and elastic and suitable for both large and small brushes.
Weasel hair is not as quite stiff as rabbit hair but stiffer than wool and combination brushes, so it is preferred for detail work and regular script calligraphy (楷书 Kaishu). Weasel hair has lower absorption rate than wool and the hair is strong & flexible. Therefore, it performs very well on painting dry and ‘bone’ effects and for example for painting tree trunks with dry ink such as su ink. Wolf brushes are easier to control than Wool brushes and so are also recommended for beginners.
Small item - no additional shipping charge for this item
Shaft: natural bamboo
Hair: 100% fine stiff weasel hair
Craftsman: Xu Shi Chun
Handmade Xuan brushes from traditional workshop in Anhui – see our Xuan brush article and our brush buyers guide.
Ideally use with Xuan Papers and Old Hu Kai Wen inksticks.
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Inkston 0903Ws 花枝俏 “Flower Brush” Extra Fine Detail LangHao Wolf brushShaft: bamboo Hair: 100% weasel Suitable for: Chinese Gongbihua Painting (to draw narrow lines), or very small calligraphy. Recommend to: students, semi-professional, professional It is handmade with pure weasel hair. The size is very suitable for drawing narrow lines, and Gong Bi paintings. It is made with a very expereinced brush workshop in China. ASIN: B01N7EVPK6 ASIN: B071KSQDM6 $8.28 (USD)
Maker: Xu Shi Chun
Materials: Bamboo, Weasel Hair
Packaging: silk sleeve
Recommend to: Advanced Level, Medium Level, Professionals
Suitable for: 1 – 1.5 cm diameter calligraphy, 工笔画 Gongbi Painting, 花鸟画 Flower and Bird painting
Brush Hair Size: 0.35 * 1.9 cm
Product Size: 24.5 × 0.7 × 0.7 cm
Product Weight: 5.2
Shipping size: 27.5 × 5 × 0.7 cm
Inkston 0903Ws 花枝俏 “Flower Brush” Extra Fine Detail LangHao Wolf brush$8.28 (USD) Add
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Fine quality brushes at a fair price. Fast ship too!
Product was top quality. Shipped from China to Seattle in less than 2 weeks. Seller provided shipping info.
Very nice quality brushes with a nice weight to them. Expect I’ll be using these for the rest of my life.
Ho intenzione di utilizzarli per l’arte giapponese (Suminagashi marbled paper)
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I still didn’t use them, but the product looks well manufactured and really high quality. And arrived in 2 weeks
These brushes are the perfect fit to the brush hanger beautifully made and packaged worth the wail well pleased
Great quality and lovely communication
Fabulous Wool Brush
This Red Star wool brush is a great brush. I own one of these brushes that I purchased from Inkston about 2 months ago. I wish I owned the full set. (I have the #2 brush from the left in the supplied photo.) I primarily paint landscapes and this brush is great for that. I really like using this brush. It holds it’s tip well. And, it is what you’d call a wet brush as it holds either color or ink beautifully allowing you to fully exhaust your brush before reloading.. Inkston is also a wonderful company. They ship quickly and pack their product expertly to avoid damage in shipping. I highly recommend this company and these brushes.
Beautiful and sturdy brushes that were beautifully and carefully packed. Thank you!